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Foundation: 1784

Mission: Our Mission: to Educate, Nurture and Discover for the benefit of Human Health.

Vision: RCSI’s vision is ‘to be an international leader in supporting healthcare professionals, through high-quality education, research and service, to enable people to live long and healthy lives’.



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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Arts and Humanities 561st353rd348th523rd8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 636th353rd340th561st7th
Chemistry 493rd242nd234th415th7th
Medicine 648th361st352nd598th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 490th217th212th402nd5th
Psychology 679th381st374th641st9th
Social Sciences 742nd440th444th662nd10th

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.

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