University of Central LancashireUniversity

United Kingdom

Leave a comment or share on

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 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 720th442nd449th652nd99th
Arts and Humanities 402nd213th207th366th79th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 746th457th445th669th123rd
Business, Management and Accounting 489th225th223rd393rd71st
Chemistry 378th150th142nd309th41st
Computer Science 588th329th328th486th78th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 432nd267th266th364th77th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 572nd305th319th481st81st
Energy 434th204th203rd323rd51st
Engineering 555th326th324th458th82nd
Environmental Science 591st388th387th503rd101st
Mathematics 619th383rd388th521st95th
Medicine 718th428th419th668th126th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 270th86th80th211th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 639th396th398th565th80th
Psychology 460th217th212th430th68th
Social Sciences 467th214th215th396th68th

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.

Where is the institution located?

Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code