The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of the leading universities in United Kingdom is based on information acquired from Microsoft Academic Graph on 06-12-2021. Position in our global university ranking is based on total H-index values of all leading scientists affiliated with a specific university. A leading scientist is a researcher with a D-index (discipline H-index) higher than a specific threshold (usually 30 or 40) for their fields of study. Research.com’s ranking of leading universities in United Kingdom only lists 1000 universities with the highest H-index total. Show more
The ranking process involved thorough examination of 166,880 profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph.
A comprehensive definition of our research process can be examined on our methodology page .
Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is typically chosen based on the affiliation information available on their Google Scholar profile.
In comparison to other world university rankings our objevtive is to focus predominantly on research work of top scholars working with each institution. We want to inspire scholars, executives, and institutions across the world to learn where top experts are heading and to offer an opportunity for the whole research community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in particular countries, or possibly within scientific institutions are.
The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. Over 132,836 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 2,814 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.