University of UlsterUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1865

Mission: Grounded in the heart of the community Ulster University will: transform lives, stretch minds, develop skills and raise ambitions; deliver globally significant research with local relevance; encourage a diverse university community; and make a lasting contribution to society as a whole.

Vision: As Northern Ireland’s civic university, Ulster University will deliver outstanding research and teaching that encourages the innovation, leadership and vision needed to help our community thrive.



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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 609th360th358th542nd83rd
Arts and Humanities 426th231st225th388th85th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 676th390th378th600th97th
Business, Management and Accounting 603rd296th296th486th83rd
Chemistry 566th307th299th487th71st
Computer Science 590th331st330th488th80th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 410th247th245th342nd69th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 561st298th312th471st79th
Energy 476th242nd242nd363rd67th
Engineering 541st312th310th444th80th
Environmental Science 608th403rd404th520th103rd
Mathematics 672nd422nd435th574th101st
Medicine 665th378th369th615th96th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 552nd261st257th460th65th
Physics and Astronomy 591st356th356th519th75th
Psychology 375th169th161st353rd54th
Social Sciences 506th242nd243rd431st76th

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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