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 +616th226th434th34th
Arts and Humanities +47th18th44th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 339th92nd251st15th
Business, Management and Accounting 179th65th121st31st
Chemistry 671st204th458th36th
Computer Science 358th91st225th23rd
Dentistry 335th134th241st16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1020th363rd643rd61st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 160th52nd101st21st
Energy 819th208th467th42nd
Engineering +326th78th194th16th
Environmental Science 735th208th414th38th
Mathematics 396th112th238th23rd
Medicine +203rd52nd161st10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 461st129th308th20th
Physics and Astronomy 442nd123rd295th20th
Psychology 223rd79th204th24th
Social Sciences +140th49th111th16th
Veterinary 172nd47th109th9th

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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