Swansea UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1920

Mission: Swansea University aims to provide an inclusive and supportive working and learning environment, which is free from unfair discrimination and enables staff and students to fulfil their personal potential.

Vision: Together, we will transform lives and futures by providing an outstanding academic environment with a balance of excellence between world-class teaching and research, driving impact that is enabled by effective regional and global collaborations.

History: www.swansea.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 436th222nd218th376th51st
Arts and Humanities 382nd196th190th347th68th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 659th376th363rd584th94th
Business, Management and Accounting 256th105th104th201st41st
Chemistry 372nd146th138th303rd38th
Computer Science 396th165th161st303rd33rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 370th207th205th302nd58th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 392nd199th197th323rd57th
Energy 230th65th65th143rd15th
Engineering 379th164th160th285th35th
Environmental Science 183rd59th56th114th15th
Mathematics 361st157th157th267th32nd
Medicine 599th314th306th549th72nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 537th248th244th445th61st
Physics and Astronomy 551st321st319th480th67th
Psychology 308th135th126th293rd42nd
Social Sciences 449th205th206th381st63rd

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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