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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +335th149th148th272nd30th
Arts and Humanities +76th24th23rd65th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 333rd133rd125th279th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 89th29th28th66th11th
Chemistry 334th126th122nd261st27th
Computer Science 250th84th79th168th15th
Dentistry 67th19th17th46th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +282nd133rd133rd215th33rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 75th23rd22nd59th10th
Energy 255th84th81st169th14th
Engineering +181st44th42nd108th9th
Environmental Science 247th78th77th165th18th
Mathematics 250th91st86th171st18th
Medicine +297th111th101st249th27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 381st146th146th309th34th
Physics and Astronomy 337th134th127th257th24th
Psychology 119th36th32nd113th9th
Social Sciences +57th12th12th47th7th

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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