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University leaderboards

24 March 2016

More and more universities are signing up to our Digital Notice Board product that helps them aggregate research across the institution. We thought this would be a good opportunity to take a quick look under the bonnet of CFP and see how the different universities match up. Here are the results...

Highest usage

This category simply compares the total number of users we have from any single university.

Position University Country
1 University of Nottingham GBR
2 University College London GBR
3 Loughborough University GBR
4 Nottingham Trent University GBR
5 Goldsmiths University of London GBR

Most research-intensive

This category is compiled based on the total number of research studies from any single university.

Position University Country
1 University of Nottingham GBR
2 University College London GBR
3 University of Liverpool GBR
4 Nottingham Trent University GBR
5 Goldsmiths University of London GBR

Best recruiter

This category is based on number of participants recruited per published research study.

Position University Country
1 Durham University GBR
2 University of Melbourne AUS
3 Canterbury Christ Church University GBR
4 Brigham Young University USA
5 Bryn Mawr College USA

Most social

This category is based on the average number of views a research study from a single university has received from researchers' social media promotions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Reddit, and Pinterest.

Position University Country
1 University of Southampton GBR
2 University of Melbourne AUS
3 Marquette University USA
4 Bryn Mawr College USA
5 Canterbury Christ Church University GBR

Most ethical

This category is ranked by the percentage of research studies from a single university that have disclosed ethical approval information. Minimum 2 studies need to have been posted from the university to be eligible and universities with larger numbers of studies are chosen when tied by percentage.

Position University Country
1 University of Birmingham GBR
2 Cardiff Metropolitan University GBR
3 University of the West of England GBR
4 Imperial College London GBR
5 Regent's University London GBR

Highest % of undergrads

This category ranks universities by highest percentage that undergraduates form of all users from the university. Minimum 2 different academic levels must be present to be eligible.

Position University Country
1 Keele University GBR
2 University of Northampton GBR
3 University of Chichester GBR
4 University of Greenwich GBR
5 Nottingham Trent University GBR

Highest % of postgrads

This category ranks universities by highest percentage that postgraduate students form of all users from the university. Minimum 2 different academic levels must be present to be eligible.

Position University Country
1 University of Salford GBR
2 Cardiff University GBR
3 Institute of Education University of London GBR
4 Heriot-Watt University GBR
5 Universit├Ąt Salzburg AUT

Highest % of doctorates

This category ranks universities by highest percentage that doctoral students form of all users from the university. Minimum 2 different academic levels must be present to be eligible.

Position University Country
1 Lakehead University CAN
2 Alliant International University USA
3 University of Toronto CAN
4 University of Hull GBR
5 Universit├Ąt Tubingen GER

Highest % of researchers

This category ranks universities by highest percentage that research staff members form of all users from the university. Minimum 2 different academic levels must be present to be eligible.

Position University Country
1 University of Chester GBR
2 Royal College of Art GBR
3 University of Aberdeen GBR
4 Curtin University of Technology AUS
5 Canterbury Christ Church University GBR

About the data

Data showcased here is from Call for Participants usage data since 2012 up to 14th March 2016.



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