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Foundation: 1915

Mission: Pursuing excellence in research, learning and engagement to foster global citizenship and advance a sustainable and just society across British Columbia, Canada and the world.

Vision: Inspiring people, ideas and actions for a better world.

Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDCanada
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +50th16th30th1st
Arts and Humanities +56th30th47th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 118th62nd93rd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 107th35th80th4th
Chemistry 396th197th321st13th
Computer Science 105th32nd55th3rd
Dentistry 74th25th53rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +136th43rd82nd4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 40th17th32nd2nd
Energy 153rd45th90th5th
Engineering +133rd43rd69th2nd
Environmental Science 93rd25th49th1st
Mathematics 138th37th79th3rd
Medicine +76th47th67th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 105th44th68th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 278th111th206th4th
Psychology 37th23rd36th2nd
Social Sciences +30th15th24th2nd
Veterinary 208th63rd149th6th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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