The University of SheffieldUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1905

Mission: To educate others and ourselves and to learn through doing so, thereby improving the world.

Vision: That research, teaching, and learning together create a positive culture of higher education.


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 +635th189th423rd36th
Arts and Humanities +84th38th79th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 515th149th385th33rd
Business, Management and Accounting 61st18th44th10th
Chemistry 771st232nd498th37th
Computer Science 292nd77th180th15th
Dentistry 73rd22nd51st5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +401st137th249th26th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 78th23rd57th11th
Energy 325th67th155th12th
Engineering +251st53rd140th10th
Environmental Science 406th121st218th23rd
Mathematics 366th111th220th20th
Medicine +384th126th294th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 661st193rd457th32nd
Physics and Astronomy 629th198th436th32nd
Psychology 134th41st127th11th
Social Sciences +54th14th44th7th

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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