University of LeicesterUniversity

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Foundation: 1957

Mission: LIIPS aims to facilitate improvement in the quality and safety of healthcare in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland by connecting people across health and academia with expertise and passion in the practice and science of improvement. It is a collaboration and commitment between frontline professionals and patients, to build a community with patient-centred values at its heart, working together to improve patient care. LIIPS adds value to partner organisations’ ongoing efforts to improve care by creating and building on synergies between organisations’ skills and interests.

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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 +1516th495th1004th80th
Arts and Humanities +185th79th166th31st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1068th364th791st61st
Business, Management and Accounting 425th175th318th62nd
Chemistry 1327th445th857th69th
Computer Science 810th271st554th49th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +317th98th188th22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 546th209th375th54th
Energy 1670th497th971st85th
Engineering +1258th442nd831st78th
Environmental Science 1210th411th723rd78th
Mathematics 1180th416th775th78th
Medicine +657th220th483rd38th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1447th466th1021st77th
Physics and Astronomy 1274th476th891st67th
Psychology 448th168th398th48th
Social Sciences +308th118th257th37th

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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