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What is SciVal?

SciVal enables access to the research performance of over 14,000 research institutions from over 230 nations.

SciVal can be used to assess research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyse research trends.

All staff and PGR students at the University of Northampton have access to SciVal.

For guidance on getting started with SciVal, consult this Reference Guide. 


Elsevier’s new generation of SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 4,600 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. A ready-to-use solution with unparalleled power and flexibility, SciVal enable you to navigate the world of research and devise an optimal plan to drive and analyse your performance.

Logging in to SciVal


SciVal login screen Click the blue log in button

You will then see a personal homepage. It shows:

  • Overview:  a summary of a particular university, department or research group. You can look at University of Northampton or any other university, organisation or business.
  • Benchmarking:  allows you to compare universities, organisations, businesses, departments and research groups
  • Trends: investigate research topics in depth, investigate publications that reflect SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
  • Reporting:  Create customised reports on metrics relation to research outputs.