Dalhousie UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1818

Mission: Our mission is to energize and inform progressive public policy education, ideas and debates in Canada and abroad.

Vision: We see a diverse public engaged in thoughtful and informed public policy discourse advancing the cause of a progressive and democratic society.

History: www.dal.ca


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 424th165th364th19th
Arts and Humanities 375th162nd340th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 587th309th513th29th
Business, Management and Accounting 399th124th317th20th
Chemistry 274th133rd210th6th
Computer Science 524th217th423rd33rd
Dentistry 264th73rd209th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 367th140th299th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 276th84th224th14th
Energy 137th25th64th1st
Engineering 503rd219th406th27th
Environmental Science 372nd132nd286th14th
Mathematics 489th195th391st25th
Medicine 405th208th359th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 599th294th506th31st
Physics and Astronomy 302nd130th239th9th
Psychology 317th158th301st20th
Social Sciences 349th124th297th22nd
Veterinary 192nd67th152nd9th

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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