Sheffield Hallam UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1843

Mission: We shape our students' futures, preparing them for whatever they choose to do, and create knowledge that provides practical solutions to real world challenges.

Vision: We will be the world's leading applied university, achieving outstanding outcomes for our students and our city, and showing the world what a university genuinely focused on transforming lives can achieve.


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 2525th879th1628th125th
Arts and Humanities +537th228th461st62nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3170th1135th2273rd155th
Business, Management and Accounting 520th213th371st66th
Chemistry 2045th737th1364th97th
Computer Science 947th297th656th57th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2823rd803rd1585th100th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 975th359th636th78th
Energy 2425th636th1282nd93rd
Engineering +921st272nd601st61st
Environmental Science 2366th737th1376th106th
Mathematics 635th190th407th40th
Medicine +2505th892nd1785th143rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1126th370th796th58th
Physics and Astronomy 1384th511th954th76th
Psychology 735th290th637th75th
Social Sciences +544th200th419th53rd

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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