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Foundation: 1887

Mission: At McMaster, our purpose is the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge. In our teaching, research and scholarship, we are committed to creativity, innovation and excellence. We value integrity, quality, inclusiveness and teamwork in everything we do. We inspire critical thinking, personal growth and a passion for lifelong learning. We serve the social, cultural and economic needs of our community and our society.

Vision: To achieve international distinction for creativity, innovation, and excellence.

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 +1411th274th932nd31st
Arts and Humanities +280th103rd251st12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 846th287th622nd16th
Business, Management and Accounting 326th81st240th14th
Chemistry 1382nd309th895th22nd
Computer Science 695th173rd468th21st
Dentistry 495th97th337th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1415th253rd898th28th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 657th133rd455th20th
Energy 1092nd183rd612th17th
Engineering +830th195th531st19th
Environmental Science 1657th292nd1001st28th
Mathematics 888th184th591st21st
Medicine +218th107th171st7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1239th341st871st20th
Physics and Astronomy 1271st292nd889th27th
Psychology 159th85th148th11th
Social Sciences +267th99th222nd13th

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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