University of BradfordUniversity

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Foundation: 1832

Mission: ‘Making Knowledge Work’ We are a provider of highquality teaching, informed by internationally recognised research and knowledge transfer which enables students to achieve their educational aspirations and staff to enhance their careers within an inclusive, supportive and sustainable environment.

Vision: The University of Bradford is a technology university with great strengths. Our ambition is to build on our heritage and these areas of strength, and to be a world leader in: the creation of knowledge through fundamental and applied research; the dissemination of knowledge by teaching students from all backgrounds; the application of knowledge for the prosperity and well-being of people. Our strengths correspond well with this vision, in the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences and health services, management and business, and international relations, politics and societal impact. We want Bradford to be known as a world-leading technology university.


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 2020th756th1352nd111th
Arts and Humanities 651st273rd548th75th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2640th978th1941st132nd
Business, Management and Accounting 378th145th268th52nd
Chemistry 2246th813th1496th103rd
Computer Science 868th269th597th52nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2014th680th1226th91st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1034th370th669th80th
Energy 1563rd452nd903rd69th
Engineering +1181st375th778th73rd
Environmental Science 2376th739th1381st107th
Mathematics 892nd279th573rd57th
Medicine +2173rd787th1556th121st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1947th631st1321st97th
Physics and Astronomy 1094th388th753rd62nd
Psychology 1008th399th844th98th
Social Sciences +864th336th647th80th

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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