University of Central LancashireUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1828

Mission: We create positive change in our students, staff, business partners and wider communities, enabling them to develop their full potential by providing excellent higher education, innovation and research.

Vision: The University will create an inspirational student experience, enabling people, irrespective of their backgrounds, to fulfil their potential, develop as global citizens and meet their life and career goals. The University will be innovative and entrepreneurial in our approach to research and knowledge exchange in order to maximise our positive social, environmental and economic impact locally, nationally and globally. The University operates in a global market place. Our activities, from our internationally focused research to our curriculum and study opportunities will be international in their outlook. The University will continue to inspire positive change in organisations and people from all walks of life, enabling them to achieve their full potential. We will further strengthen our financial stability, growing income from a diverse range of sources, so enabling continual reinvestment in our people and infrastructure.


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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +616th388th390th546th104th
Arts and Humanities +437th239th240th399th85th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 755th487th477th691st130th
Business, Management and Accounting 483rd225th224th387th72nd
Chemistry 580th337th331st500th81st
Computer Science 668th393rd387th557th91st
Dentistry 344th140th137th266th21st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +421st259th264th352nd74th
Engineering 497th278th273rd401st71st
Environmental Science 550th347th351st459th104th
Mathematics 670th424th428th580th99th
Medicine +738th464th455th669th130th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 353rd124th125th282nd29th
Physics and Astronomy 631st389th383rd541st75th
Psychology 445th211th208th415th67th
Social Sciences +501st227th225th418th71st

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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