Aberystwyth UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1872

Mission: To deliver inspirational education and research in a supportive, creative and exceptional environment in Wales.

Vision: Building on our historical strengths and our reputation for excellence, we will contribute to society in Wales and the wider world by applying our knowledge to local and global challenges. Working within a supportive, welcoming and bilingual community, we will use our expertise to cultivate critical thinking, independent questioning and skills that equip our learners for lives of success.

History: www.aber.ac.uk


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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 448th232nd229th388th55th
Arts and Humanities 446th249th244th408th95th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 695th407th395th618th102nd
Business, Management and Accounting 665th335th344th542nd89th
Computer Science 527th272nd270th426th64th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 306th153rd152nd240th39th
Energy 189th47th44th105th11th
Engineering 520th293rd290th423rd75th
Environmental Science 292nd132nd125th210th34th
Mathematics 584th352nd357th486th88th
Medicine 584th300th292nd534th67th
Physics and Astronomy 653rd406th409th579th82nd
Psychology 743rd428th422nd703rd121st
Social Sciences 472nd218th219th401st70th

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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