University of Glasgow *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1451

Mission: To bring inspiring people together and create a world-class environment for learning and research, empowering staff and students to discover and share knowledge that can change the world.

Vision: A world-class, world-changing university.


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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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +235th87th87th184th20th
Arts and Humanities +83rd28th27th72nd13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 236th76th71st196th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 157th57th54th117th28th
Chemistry 298th98th94th228th21st
Computer Science 341st127th120th241st21st
Dentistry 252nd97th93rd199th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +326th169th171st257th45th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 121st45th43rd96th20th
Energy 361st153rd151st261st35th
Engineering +252nd80th77th167th18th
Environmental Science 288th110th109th203rd25th
Mathematics 281st109th105th200th23rd
Medicine +213th66th62nd178th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 261st78th77th201st18th
Physics and Astronomy 263rd82nd78th191st14th
Psychology 226th85th77th215th24th
Social Sciences +123rd43rd41st103rd18th
Veterinary 84th25th22nd57th6th

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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