Independent report

Analysis of publications arising from research funded by ESPRC

An insight into the output and impact of publications in core subject areas, in the period between 2010 to 2015, arising from research funded by EPSRC.



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This evaluation conducted by Elsevier analyses publication outputs of EPSRC funded researchers between 2010 and 2015.

Key findings include:

  • between 2010 to 2015, EPSRC-funded research produced over 53,000 publications
  • overall, EPSRC-funded research has higher relative impact than UK EU 28 and world output
  • engineering publications perform four times higher than world average in top citation percentiles
  • there is a large percentage (44%) of EPSRC research carried out with international collaborators
  • ‘longer, larger’ grants produce high impact publications with average field-weighted citation impact of 2.35.

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