University of DurhamUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1832

Mission: To provide a safe, motivating and enjoyable environment that nurtures global citizenship, enables College members to grow intellectually and socially, and facilitates the development of an enduring and mutually rewarding relationship with the College, University and people and communities of the Northeast.

Vision: To be an international exemplar of a postgraduate research community that celebrates the strength arising from diversity, interdisciplinarity and collegiality, and makes a substantive contribution to the intellectual life and reputation of Durham 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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +452nd239th239th382nd61st
Arts and Humanities +87th31st30th76th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 590th327th319th526th73rd
Business, Management and Accounting 125th44th42nd96th19th
Chemistry 281st88th85th214th19th
Computer Science 432nd186th180th328th36th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +133rd37th37th80th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 136th47th46th102nd21st
Energy 378th167th165th276th40th
Engineering +378th165th161st283rd37th
Environmental Science 363rd172nd172nd273rd50th
Mathematics 399th186th181st311th41st
Medicine +634th364th353rd565th77th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 376th142nd142nd304th33rd
Physics and Astronomy 321st122nd115th243rd22nd
Psychology 234th90th82nd222nd26th
Social Sciences +114th38th36th94th15th

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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