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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-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +330th146th145th267th3rd
Arts and Humanities +434th236th237th396th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 496th238th228th433rd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 476th219th217th380th5th
Chemistry 594th350th344th514th7th
Computer Science 508th249th243rd400th6th
Dentistry 167th58th53rd129th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +430th268th273rd361st6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 508th271st279th416th7th
Energy 430th199th200th323rd3rd
Engineering +434th217th212th339th7th
Environmental Science 340th153rd152nd251st1st
Mathematics 479th257th252nd391st5th
Medicine +510th253rd242nd444th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 331st110th111th262nd1st
Physics and Astronomy 415th188th180th329th1st
Psychology 335th147th141st311th3rd
Social Sciences +496th224th222nd414th6th

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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