Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

- Social Sciences and Humanities Ranking

United Kingdom Established: 1962 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2022 Badge
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities discipline and affiliated with Canterbury Christ Church University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Canterbury Christ Church University is 32 with a mean value for the h-index of 32.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Canterbury Christ Church University is 190 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 190.00.


Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is a public university located in Canterbury, Kent, England. It was established in 1962 as the Church of England College and acquired its university status in 2005. Its notable course offerings include business, arts and humanities, and psychology.

Canterbury Christ Church University Key Statistics

The university comprises three faculties, nine schools, and 28 departments including the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care, and the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education. It offers 229 undergraduate degrees and 85 postgraduate degrees. Some of its most sought-after graduate programs include Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing Systems & Technology with Robotics, Master of Science in Forensic and Investigative Psychology, and Master of Science in Strength, Conditioning & Performance Science.

Canterbury Christ Church University's student population is approximately 13,300, around 81% of whom are undergraduates while the remaining 19% are postgraduate students. It has over 1,500 employees including faculty members and administrative staff. Aside from its main Canterbury campus, the university also has campus locations in Medway and the Salomon’s Centre in Meadow Road, Tunbridge Wells.

The other Canterbury Christ Church University key statistics include libraries in its three locations. The Canterbury Library has about 340,000 books and 11,000 journals in print. The university also manages more than 150 databases, 60,000 journals, and 7,000 electronic books.

CCCU is also an affiliate member of several organizations. These include the Coalition of Modern Universities, MillionPlus, and the Campaign for Mainstream Universities.

Canterbury Christ Church University Research

The university is a research-intensive U.K. institution, with 90% of its research output rated as ‘world-leading or internationally significant’ by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Its areas of research concentration include children, families and communities, sport, arts and health, as well as health and social care. Funding sources include the Higher Education Funding Council for England, UK Research and Innovation, and the National Institute for Health Research.

Its top fields of research are medicine, psychology, and sociology. Canterbury Christ Church University research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Lancet, and Radiography.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as FSKD: Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery, CHI: Human Factors in Computing Systems, and EST: International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies.

The most cited Canterbury Christ Church University research publication is Bax's (2003) "CALL—Past, present and future." This was published in System and has so far been cited 1,426 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is a book by Mitchell, What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education: Using Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies, which was published in 2020 and has received 1,109 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Bailey's (2005) "Evaluating the relationship between physical education, sport and social inclusion,” which was featured in Educational Review with 761 citations.

Meanwhile, the university houses several research centers and institutes. These include the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, the Centre for Sport, Physical Education & Activity Research, and the Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities.
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.
5374 World 894 National
Stephen Clift

Stephen Clift

Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom
D-index 32 Citations 4,572 190

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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