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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Prepare students to make significant contributions to an increasingly complex world by providing them with a distinctive liberal arts, science or professionally focused education, which is enhanced by global perspectives, experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches to personal and professional development. Encourage and celebrate excellence and innovation in teaching, l earning, research and student development. Remain at the forefront of Indigenous education and scholarship. Develop strong partnerships and collaborations with external communities, professions, and other institutions, as well as within our Colleges, departments, and programs. Foster sustainability, in its environmental, social and economic dimensions, on our campuses and in all aspects of our work. Promote a culture which engages all members of the Trent community, favours dialogue and collegiality, and nurtures a sense of belonging.

Vision: We create vibrant, engaged and sustainable communities of learning, teaching and research committed to free enquiry and expression. We encourage the dynamic interplay of research, teaching and learning, which enhance and energize each other in the classroom and beyond. We strive to make valued and socially responsible contributions to our local communities, to Canada, and to the world. We support a diversity of faculty, staff and students who share a commitment to the learning experience and are responsive to its challenges. We foster an environment where Indigenous knowledge are respected and recognized as a valid means by which to understand the world. We offer an enriched learning environment that encourages a passion for all knowledge, the exploration of the creative links between fields of study and a critical engagement with the world. We create opportunities for students, staff and faculty to flourish and develop as individuals and as global citizens. We affirm our commitment to excellence, to innovation and to leadership in research, academic programmes and community partnerships. We commit to building an inclusive intellectual and social community that values the collaboration of all of its individual members.

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 +605th296th535th41st
Arts and Humanities +534th261st490th37th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 836th498th772nd78th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 477th236th408th38th
Environmental Science 375th151st285th15th
Medicine +822nd495th753rd86th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 884th429th785th61st
Psychology 689th393rd653rd58th
Social Sciences +721st305th628th43rd

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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