The University of ReadingUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1892

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: A vibrant, thriving, sustainable, global and broad-based institution, responsive to, stimulated by and informing changes in the world around us.

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 +695th206th460th39th
Arts and Humanities +195th82nd174th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2052nd763rd1522nd111th
Business, Management and Accounting 94th29th67th13th
Chemistry 1655th578th1067th82nd
Computer Science 1441st517th983rd91st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +243rd66th138th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 111th36th79th16th
Energy 1429th416th820th74th
Engineering +1173rd405th775th69th
Environmental Science 717th235th406th44th
Mathematics 1432nd512th945th87th
Medicine +1000th347th721st60th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 873rd258th608th43rd
Physics and Astronomy 1942nd710th1290th87th
Psychology 349th133rd316th35th
Social Sciences +247th84th204th30th

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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