Northumbria UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1969

Mission: Northumbria University creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of individuals, communities and the economy. Through excellent research, teaching and innovation we transform lives, making a powerful contribution to cultural and economic development and regeneration, locally, nationally and globally.

Vision: Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.



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Research percentile


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 528th300th294th464th67th
Arts and Humanities 326th159th154th293rd50th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 740th451st439th663rd121st
Business, Management and Accounting 261st108th107th206th42nd
Chemistry 458th215th207th384th54th
Computer Science 335th124th119th246th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 393rd230th228th325th63rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 397th204th202nd328th59th
Energy 390th163rd163rd279th38th
Engineering 342nd136th132nd249th30th
Environmental Science 496th302nd298th408th82nd
Mathematics 369th164th164th275th36th
Medicine 641st354th345th591st88th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 782nd435th438th684th103rd
Physics and Astronomy 510th283rd280th439th59th
Psychology 380th172nd165th358th56th
Social Sciences 341st145th143rd291st46th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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