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University of Reading

Reading, United Kingdom

The University of Reading is a public university in Reading, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1892 as University College, Reading, a University of Oxford extension college. The institution received the power to grant its own degrees in 1926 by royal charter from King George V and was the only university to receive such a charter between the two world wars. The university is usually categorised as a red brick university, reflecting its original foundation in the 19th century.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
80,525
Prior Five Years
14,014
Total Citations
Lifetime
1,657,496
Prior Five Years
138,004
Total Scholars
Lifetime
11,368
Prior Five Years
2,885

Academic Institutional Ranking

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Worldwide

Lifetime
260
Prior Five Years
581
National Overall (All Fields)

United Kingdom

Lifetime
25
Prior Five Years
39
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