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.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 areas/categories

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 EuropeOECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +987th383rd693rd63rd
Arts and Humanities +368th159th322nd41st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3073rd1111th2219th151st
Business, Management and Accounting 157th57th104th29th
Chemistry 1106th368th761st61st
Computer Science 496th143rd320th32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1302nd464th824th74th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 317th116th213th37th
Energy 403rd93rd214th19th
Engineering +513th131st321st30th
Environmental Science 1118th331st646th57th
Mathematics 480th140th297th27th
Medicine +1776th632nd1274th99th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1036th337th726th52nd
Physics and Astronomy 1030th360th709th58th
Psychology 368th132nd326th36th
Social Sciences +327th114th256th36th

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

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