University of DurhamUniversity

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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.

11th
Overall percentile
6th
Research percentile
41st
Innovation percentile
6th
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 +1129th363rd750th58th
Arts and Humanities +58th22nd54th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1502nd540th1100th85th
Business, Management and Accounting 108th35th78th17th
Chemistry 578th167th381st27th
Computer Science 521st163rd344th32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +162nd40th83rd9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 121st42nd88th18th
Energy 552nd130th289th27th
Engineering +720th210th450th42nd
Environmental Science 888th297th512th56th
Mathematics 909th327th607th56th
Medicine +1722nd598th1220th91st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 645th186th442nd30th
Physics and Astronomy 581st177th399th28th
Psychology 316th115th287th31st
Social Sciences +135th52nd110th21st

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?

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