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 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 359th170th166th309th36th
Arts and Humanities 51st15th15th46th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 471st215th203rd402nd45th
Business, Management and Accounting 295th127th127th234th51st
Chemistry 265th75th72nd203rd19th
Computer Science 375th152nd147th283rd29th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 341st180th178th273rd47th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 158th61st59th123rd27th
Energy 344th129th129th237th31st
Engineering 380th165th161st286th36th
Environmental Science 208th73rd71st134th18th
Mathematics 432nd219th219th336th52nd
Medicine 480th222nd213th432nd52nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 570th277th273rd478th70th
Physics and Astronomy 436th219th215th367th45th
Psychology 129th41st39th122nd13th
Social Sciences 121st44th42nd99th19th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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