University of Nottingham *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1881

Mission: We have inspiring campuses in three countries, energising us to be a globally engaged university that is also committed to making a difference in our cities and regions. We empower and support students and staff to collaborate in learning, scholarship and discovery across all realms of knowledge, solving problems and improving lives. We are stewards of a pioneering and entrepreneurial tradition of creativity and innovation.

Vision: To be a university without borders, where we embrace the opportunities presented by a changing world, and where ambitious people and a creative culture will enable us to change the world for the better.


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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 208th80th79th171st18th
Arts and Humanities 75th27th26th68th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 330th126th117th275th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 28th11th11th22nd5th
Chemistry 367th142nd134th298th36th
Computer Science 253rd84th80th171st16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 191st72nd69th136th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 53rd18th17th42nd8th
Energy 159th35th32nd82nd7th
Engineering 165th35th32nd96th7th
Environmental Science 165th53rd50th98th12th
Mathematics 231st88th85th162nd20th
Medicine 239th79th75th205th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 147th34th32nd105th10th
Physics and Astronomy 335th144th139th270th31st
Psychology 143rd49th46th136th17th
Social Sciences 78th24th23rd66th11th
Veterinary 68th23rd20th52nd7th

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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