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 Lancaster University.
There are a total of 22 researchers included with 4 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in Lancaster University is 1,022 with a mean value for
the h-index of 46.45. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Lancaster University is 3,933 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 178.77.
Lancaster University is located in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. A collegiate public institution, it is considered as one of the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom based on the rankings published by The Complete University Guide, The Guardian, and The Sunday Times. The university is also a member of the N8 Research Partnership, a group of eight research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom whose research initiatives revolve around energy, aging and health, regenerative medicine and water, and molecular engineering.
Globally, Lancaster University has been listed by both Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings as one of the top universities in the world that were under 50 years old. Furthermore, Lancaster University is a gold-rating recipient of the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, which is an assessment system conducted by the government to check the quality of teaching in England-based universities, as well as several universities in Wales and Scotland.
Lancaster University offers a wide variety of academic programs for undergraduate students. Among these programs are accounting, biochemistry, biomedicine, engineering, law, physics, and more. For its postgraduate programs, applicants can choose from a broad range of options, which include data science, digital humanities, quantitative finance, public health, natural sciences, and others. Lancaster University also offers free online courses for corpus linguistics, dyslexia and foreign language teaching, physical computing, an introductory study on soil, and more.
Established in 1964 by royal charter, Lancaster University is one of the seven universities that were either founded or promoted to university status post World War II. Also referred to as the plate glass universities, Lancaster University and the six others were intended to meet the growing demand for higher education in order for the country to keep up with technological advancement. When Lancaster University opened to the public, its founding chancellor was Princess Alexandra who served in the university from 1964 to 2004, making her the longest-serving university chancellor in the United Kingdom.
Lancaster University’s main campus called Bailrigg is nestled in a 360-acre purpose-built land where the students’ residential facilities and social hubs are integrated with the learning facilities. The university’s territory extends to the South West Campus, which houses the research center, InfoLab 21. In addition, there is the Health Innovation Centre, an 80,000 square feet building and considered to be a campus itself.
As a research-oriented university, Lancaster University has proven its worth not only within the United Kingdom but also in the world. With 83% of the university’s research efforts rated as world-leading and/or internationally excellent, the University of Lancaster is well on its way to making a significant impact around the globe.
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.
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.
We list only scientists having D-Index >= 30 within the area of
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