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 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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 265th112th111th223rd26th
Arts and Humanities 82nd32nd31st75th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 340th134th125th284th31st
Business, Management and Accounting 104th38th37th82nd19th
Chemistry 309th102nd97th243rd24th
Computer Science 231st74th70th154th15th
Dentistry 64th24th21st48th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 253rd114th111th191st29th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 81st25th25th64th10th
Energy 257th80th80th166th20th
Engineering 183rd45th42nd112th10th
Environmental Science 238th91st88th160th23rd
Mathematics 244th95th92nd174th21st
Medicine 286th103rd98th247th29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 462nd198th193rd376th46th
Physics and Astronomy 302nd122nd118th239th27th
Psychology 140th47th44th133rd16th
Social Sciences 55th17th17th48th10th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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