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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 area

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 51st18th36th1st
Arts and Humanities 58th33rd52nd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 110th63rd93rd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 115th36th92nd3rd
Chemistry 380th195th311th15th
Computer Science 91st28th47th3rd
Dentistry 85th28th65th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 119th37th80th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 52nd20th41st2nd
Energy 202nd47th117th4th
Engineering 123rd45th68th2nd
Environmental Science 89th23rd53rd1st
Mathematics 138th37th85th3rd
Medicine 61st39th56th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 125th57th87th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 238th101st179th4th
Psychology 48th29th47th2nd
Social Sciences 30th16th25th2nd
Veterinary 137th50th108th7th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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