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 +628th233rd442nd36th
Arts and Humanities +88th40th81st17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 531st156th399th31st
Business, Management and Accounting 92nd27th58th13th
Chemistry 838th279th586th46th
Computer Science 268th62nd161st15th
Dentistry 89th31st60th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +608th211th377th43rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 99th29th64th14th
Energy 363rd79th190th14th
Engineering +260th54th147th10th
Environmental Science 423rd100th221st20th
Mathematics 321st86th186th18th
Medicine +409th133rd316th29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1024th332nd719th49th
Physics and Astronomy 639th203rd439th33rd
Psychology 160th49th148th14th
Social Sciences +70th16th54th9th

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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