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Foundation: 1849

Mission: Creating, understanding and sharing knowledge and applying it for the good of all.

Vision: To be a leading university of independent thinkers.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Cork University Dental School and Hospital
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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +639th190th151st426th3rd
Arts and Humanities +632nd263rd200th540th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 915th294th230th675th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 783rd320th237th565th6th
Chemistry 1934th698th598th1260th8th
Computer Science 1403rd502nd412th959th6th
Dentistry 174th64th47th120th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1840th621st557th1131st7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 938th358th297th640th6th
Energy 1370th391st340th782nd7th
Engineering +1222nd428th352nd807th8th
Environmental Science 1358th463rd370th817th6th
Mathematics 1625th573rd502nd1060th7th
Medicine +1026th354th277th736th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 964th290th242nd677th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 1033rd376th306th727th3rd
Psychology 517th198th135th458th5th
Social Sciences +640th261st190th508th7th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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