Best Materials Science Universities in United Kingdom 2022

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Materials Science universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 40 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Materials Science, over 11,166 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,396 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community.

A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
11 World 1 National
University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 49 13,200 Σ H-Index 3,472
37 World 2 National
Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 34 6,784 Σ H-Index 2,072
43 World 3 National
University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 31 7,156 Σ H-Index 1,888
70 World 4 National
University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 25 5,404 Σ H-Index 1,539
120 World 5 National
University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 17 3,667 Σ H-Index 956
130 World 6 National
University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 15 4,397 Σ H-Index 903
131 World 7 National
University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 14 4,204 Σ H-Index 897
151 World 8 National
University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 12 3,044 Σ H-Index 800
157 World 9 National
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 2,883 Σ H-Index 765
167 World 10 National
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 3,327 Σ H-Index 704
189 World 11 National
University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 2,046 Σ H-Index 596
202 World 12 National
University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 2,075 Σ H-Index 552
228 World 13 National
University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,541 Σ H-Index 477
233 World 14 National Scholars 8 2,206 Σ H-Index 465
249 World 15 National
University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 2,073 Σ H-Index 433
278 World 16 National
University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,073 Σ H-Index 374
325 World 17 National
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,054 Σ H-Index 305
342 World 18 National
King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 813 Σ H-Index 290
347 World 19 National
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 894 Σ H-Index 278
362 World 20 National
University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 963 Σ H-Index 255
383 World 21 National
University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 1,055 Σ H-Index 231
403 World 22 National
Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 961 Σ H-Index 216
426 World 23 National
Brunel University London

Brunel University London

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 945 Σ H-Index 195
446 World 24 National
University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 516 Σ H-Index 184
473 World 25 National
Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 566 Σ H-Index 164
487 World 26 National
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 545 Σ H-Index 156
490 World 27 National
Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 753 Σ H-Index 154
542 World 28 National
Cranfield University

Cranfield University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 451 Σ H-Index 129
544 World 29 National Scholars 2 645 Σ H-Index 128
550 World 30 National
University of Reading

University of Reading

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 479 Σ H-Index 125
553 World 31 National
Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 583 Σ H-Index 122
667 World 32 National Scholars 2 352 Σ H-Index 88
676 World 33 National Scholars 2 179 Σ H-Index 85
683 World 34 National
Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 358 Σ H-Index 82
710 World 35 National
Northumbria University

Northumbria University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 543 Σ H-Index 68
719 World 36 National
Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 300 Σ H-Index 66
747 World 37 National
University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 145 Σ H-Index 60
871 World 38 National Scholars 1 144 Σ H-Index 48
891 World 39 National
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 181 Σ H-Index 46
977 World 40 National
University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 42
992 World 41 National
University of Bolton

University of Bolton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 127 Σ H-Index 41
993 World 42 National
University of Ulster

University of Ulster

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 126 Σ H-Index 41

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