Heriot-Watt University *University

Multinational

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Foundation: 1821

Mission: Our mission is to create and exchange knowledge that benefits society.

Vision: Our vision is to be world-leading within all our areas of specialism.

History: www.hw.ac.uk

Subordinate organizations:

21st

Overall percentile

20th

Research percentile

26th

Innovation percentile

16th

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

 
AreaWorldWorldMultinational
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 633rd25th25th
Arts and Humanities 308th9th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 577th44th44th
Business, Management and Accounting 297th8th8th
Chemistry 500th48th48th
Computer Science 431st52nd52nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 369th23rd23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 413th4th4th
Energy 399th35th35th
Engineering 420th49th49th
Environmental Science 489th29th29th
Mathematics 434th55th55th
Medicine 650th46th46th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 718th41st41st
Physics and Astronomy 388th39th39th
Psychology 556th8th8th
Social Sciences 507th23rd23rd

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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