University of SurreyUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1966

Mission: The University of Surrey provides excellent education, and advances and disseminates knowledge. The University transforms lives and shapes the world for a better future by partnering with students, governments, businesses, alumni and local communities. The University makes social and economic impacts through research and innovation, and provides solutions to global challenges.

Vision: The University of Surrey will be a leading global university. We will be renowned for the outstanding quality and impact of our graduates and research, as well as our collective contributions to society. We will build on our distinctive heritage of practice-based learning and excellent student experience, and embrace our future by focusing on digital transformation.



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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 435th221st217th375th50th
Arts and Humanities 268th123rd120th238th41st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 677th391st379th601st98th
Business, Management and Accounting 77th26th26th58th11th
Chemistry 560th301st293rd481st70th
Computer Science 185th55th53rd119th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 333rd174th172nd267th44th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 183rd77th74th146th31st
Energy 422nd193rd192nd311th45th
Engineering 280th92nd88th192nd21st
Environmental Science 335th163rd157th251st46th
Mathematics 189th67th64th125th13th
Medicine 530th256th248th481st59th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 639th328th323rd544th79th
Physics and Astronomy 470th247th243rd399th51st
Psychology 284th117th109th269th35th
Social Sciences 200th69th68th162nd26th
Veterinary 227th86th84th183rd18th

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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