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United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1209

Mission: The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory
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 +72nd19th42nd4th
Arts and Humanities +4th3rd4th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 36th9th28th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 34th10th24th6th
Chemistry 86th15th48th4th
Computer Science 87th15th39th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +55th12th26th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 27th9th20th5th
Energy 107th17th41st3rd
Engineering +81st10th30th2nd
Environmental Science 106th18th41st2nd
Mathematics 86th20th38th4th
Medicine +94th22nd78th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 113th23rd71st6th
Physics and Astronomy 63rd11th37th1st
Psychology 31st10th31st4th
Social Sciences +11th4th8th3rd
Veterinary 170th52nd114th12th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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