University of Strathclyde *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1796

Mission: From our foundation as a ‘place of useful learning’, we take it as our responsibility to research, teach and be of benefit to society – to reach outside the University to make the world better educated, prosperous, healthy, fair and secure

Vision: A leading international technological university, inspired by its founding mission, that is socially progressive and makes a positive difference to the lives of its students, to society and to the world

Subordinate organizations:

  • The Cockcroft Institute
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 +1291st411th846th65th
Arts and Humanities +433rd185th376th53rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1096th374th813th63rd
Business, Management and Accounting 195th72nd142nd37th
Chemistry 1018th328th657th54th
Computer Science 573rd181st379th36th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +691st239th434th45th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 289th109th203rd39th
Energy 352nd75th169th14th
Engineering +394th102nd233rd22nd
Environmental Science 805th269th460th50th
Mathematics 532nd180th341st33rd
Medicine +1407th489th1004th74th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 650th190th446th31st
Physics and Astronomy 844th285th587th45th
Psychology 575th230th511th62nd
Social Sciences +346th126th282nd39th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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