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 +702nd207th462nd40th
Arts and Humanities +62nd24th58th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1159th404th858th67th
Business, Management and Accounting 353rd136th260th54th
Chemistry 743rd218th481st36th
Computer Science 646th210th432nd42nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +760th271st484th50th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 166th56th116th23rd
Energy 649th164th348th32nd
Engineering +699th200th436th40th
Environmental Science 576th181st315th38th
Mathematics 787th278th526th49th
Medicine +1201st421st864th68th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1676th538th1159th86th
Physics and Astronomy 892nd307th624th49th
Psychology 196th64th180th18th
Social Sciences +116th41st95th14th

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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