Lakehead UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1965

Mission: To be recognized as an innovative comprehensive university that provides an education that is about how to think, not what to think.

Vision: To provide a transformative university experience that is far from ordinary.


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 +577th279th507th38th
Arts and Humanities 632nd336th586th51st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 772nd461st708th69th
Business, Management and Accounting 745th259th608th36th
Chemistry 698th355th616th48th
Computer Science 626th267th515th39th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +528th271st459th50th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 687th264th584th37th
Energy 286th94th193rd11th
Engineering +512th241st416th34th
Environmental Science 449th206th359th32nd
Mathematics 651st314th562nd46th
Medicine +754th439th685th74th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 854th424th764th60th
Physics and Astronomy 634th301st544th41st
Psychology 700th404th664th61st
Social Sciences +741st323rd648th48th

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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