University of PortsmouthUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1992

Mission: To create, share and apply knowledge to make a difference to individuals and society.

Vision: By 2030, we will be the UK's top modern university and one of the top 100 young universities in the world.


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 +2002nd753rd1345th110th
Arts and Humanities +513th216th443rd57th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2833rd1038th2066th140th
Business, Management and Accounting 131st47th87th22nd
Chemistry 1428th516th981st78th
Computer Science 906th286th628th55th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1129th408th712th69th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 185th63rd118th24th
Energy 931st244th529th46th
Engineering +857th250th550th55th
Environmental Science 2335th733rd1360th105th
Mathematics 968th309th635th63rd
Medicine +2182nd791st1563rd122nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1129th372nd798th59th
Physics and Astronomy 1518th565th1039th80th
Psychology 371st135th329th37th
Social Sciences +452nd156th343rd44th

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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