University of StrathclydeUniversity

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


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 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 437th223rd219th377th52nd
Arts and Humanities 362nd178th172nd327th59th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 544th272nd259th471st63rd
Business, Management and Accounting 191st73rd72nd148th34th
Chemistry 389th159th151st319th44th
Computer Science 380th155th150th288th30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 349th188th186th281st50th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 266th121st118th214th42nd
Energy 344th129th129th237th31st
Engineering 283rd94th90th195th22nd
Environmental Science 353rd176th171st267th50th
Mathematics 410th198th198th315th47th
Medicine 544th269th261st494th64th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 282nd94th88th220th24th
Physics and Astronomy 405th195th189th337th41st
Psychology 512th257th251st478th83rd
Social Sciences 332nd141st138th283rd44th

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.

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