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 EuropeOECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +413th117th274th22nd
Arts and Humanities +50th16th46th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 307th74th230th15th
Business, Management and Accounting 187th69th135th35th
Chemistry 612th179th401st30th
Computer Science 386th113th241st21st
Dentistry 273rd102nd194th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +714th250th450th48th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 133rd49th96th20th
Energy 1148th326th646th62nd
Engineering +312th71st178th13th
Environmental Science 556th174th301st36th
Mathematics 494th164th311th30th
Medicine +207th51st161st9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 492nd127th330th21st
Physics and Astronomy 392nd109th256th18th
Psychology 281st99th256th27th
Social Sciences +117th42nd96th15th
Veterinary 125th39th83rd6th

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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