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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 +63rd17th36th1st
Arts and Humanities +55th27th51st2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 134th69th105th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 148th39th108th6th
Chemistry 656th195th432nd12th
Computer Science 138th40th70th4th
Dentistry 64th20th44th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +226th54th126th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 41st15th31st2nd
Energy 233rd42nd104th4th
Engineering +179th55th93rd3rd
Environmental Science 115th23rd46th1st
Mathematics 201st46th111th4th
Medicine +79th44th65th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 109th43rd67th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 449th144th302nd8th
Psychology 28th17th28th2nd
Social Sciences +28th14th23rd2nd
Veterinary 206th53rd136th5th

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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