Dalhousie University *University


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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

Subordinate organizations:

  • Canadian Center for Vaccinology
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 +683rd168th480th13th
Arts and Humanities +484th163rd417th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1381st406th1032nd33rd
Business, Management and Accounting 626th142nd440th22nd
Chemistry 758th227th522nd19th
Computer Science 1100th283rd748th37th
Dentistry 519th96th362nd12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +715th154th450th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 436th87th289th14th
Energy 186th38th86th2nd
Engineering +1250th295th827th35th
Environmental Science 786th161st445th12th
Mathematics 932nd220th608th30th
Medicine +640th224th477th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1433rd355th995th30th
Physics and Astronomy 535th164th361st11th
Psychology 362nd162nd323rd21st
Social Sciences +416th129th315th17th
Veterinary 272nd70th177th7th

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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  • Non-Profit
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