University of YorkUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1963

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Our vision is to make the University of York a world leader in the creation of knowledge through fundamental and applied research.


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 +664th251st468th39th
Arts and Humanities +74th33rd69th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1439th517th1074th81st
Business, Management and Accounting 302nd114th210th46th
Chemistry 754th242nd519th40th
Computer Science 667th202nd449th44th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +822nd286th513th51st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 203rd69th132nd25th
Energy 561st144th306th32nd
Engineering +660th175th417th40th
Environmental Science 671st189th375th35th
Mathematics 633rd189th406th39th
Medicine +1198th427th880th69th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1760th566th1207th85th
Physics and Astronomy 935th318th642nd54th
Psychology 233rd83rd212th25th
Social Sciences +153rd55th124th20th

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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