Cardiff UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1883

Mission: Facilitate economic, environmental and social development through the creation of new and improved manufacturing technologies, processes and systems. We will achieve this by promoting and supporting high quality, cross-disciplinary research and innovative knowledge exchange activities related to advanced manufacturing across Cardiff University and through encouraging collaboration with the best manufacturing researchers, industrialists and stakeholder organisations throughout the globe.

Vision: Our vision is to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity, which fulfils its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, the UK and the world.



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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 405th200th196th347th45th
Arts and Humanities 111th45th44th102nd20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 333rd128th119th277th30th
Business, Management and Accounting 53rd19th19th40th9th
Chemistry 375th147th139th306th39th
Computer Science 334th123rd118th245th22nd
Dentistry 125th53rd49th100th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 248th112th109th187th28th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 156th60th58th122nd26th
Energy 184th46th43rd102nd10th
Engineering 289th98th94th200th23rd
Environmental Science 213th76th74th139th19th
Mathematics 326th139th138th238th29th
Medicine 270th92nd87th231st23rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 247th75th69th191st20th
Physics and Astronomy 362nd165th159th297th34th
Psychology 145th51st48th138th18th
Social Sciences 107th35th33rd88th14th

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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