The University of NorthamptonUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1977

Mission: The University of Northampton's mission is to transform lives and inspire change. With exciting, industry-relevant courses and excellent and passionate lecturers, it aims to ensure students' time is fulfilling and enjoyable. Industry partnerships and a dedication to employability help graduates secure the roles they deserve.

Vision: By 2020 we are positioned at the heart of Northamptonshire, intellectually, culturally and economically. Our student experience is outstanding, motivated by a desire to set exceptional standards for ourselves and others, enhanced by cutting-edge digital technologies and a unique learning and teaching ‘Blue Ocean’ model that sets us apart from the rest. In line with our mission and values to provide the best possible life chances for those who study and work with us we are recognised locally and internationally for our leadership of and commitment to social value creation. Our impact and support for public and private sector enterprise and skills development, purposeful research and professional practice is acknowledged as world leading



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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 area

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
Arts and Humanities 508th303rd300th470th113th
Business, Management and Accounting 716th373rd386th590th94th
Computer Science 614th351st353rd511th88th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 546th288th300th458th78th
Psychology 635th347th339th597th104th
Social Sciences 684th389th390th604th118th

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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