University of BradfordUniversity

United Kingdom

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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.



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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 752nd461st473rd683rd101st
Arts and Humanities 433rd237th231st395th88th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 591st314th301st517th73rd
Business, Management and Accounting 478th216th214th382nd68th
Chemistry 551st293rd285th472nd69th
Computer Science 523rd268th266th422nd62nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 518th344th347th450th93rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 498th260th267th414th72nd
Energy 483rd248th248th370th68th
Engineering 469th245th241st372nd57th
Environmental Science 559th359th358th471st98th
Mathematics 452nd237th237th356th59th
Medicine 629th342nd334th579th84th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 563rd270th266th471st67th
Physics and Astronomy 581st347th347th510th73rd
Psychology 722nd413th406th683rd118th
Social Sciences 623rd333rd334th544th99th

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.

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