York UniversityUniversity

Canada

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Foundation: 1959

Mission: The mission of York University is the pursuit, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge. We promise excellence in research and teaching in pure, applied and professional fields. We test the boundaries and structures of knowledge. We cultivate the critical intellect. York University is part of Toronto: we are dynamic, metropolitan and multi-cultural. York University is part of Canada: we encourage bilingual study, we value diversity. York University is open to the world: we explore global concerns. A community of faculty, students, staff, alumni and volunteers committed to academic freedom, social justice, accessible education, and collegial self-governance, York University makes innovation its tradition.

Vision: York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.

History: about.yorku.ca

18th
Overall percentile
17th
Research percentile
43rd
Innovation percentile
6th
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 +539th253rd469th34th
Arts and Humanities +163rd73rd145th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 634th358th570th40th
Business, Management and Accounting 97th29th73rd3rd
Chemistry 675th348th594th46th
Computer Science 387th135th285th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +391st166th322nd21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 93rd36th73rd3rd
Energy 462nd184th355th23rd
Engineering +392nd169th297th19th
Environmental Science 394th163rd304th20th
Mathematics 423rd167th335th19th
Medicine +668th366th599th56th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 624th325th546th39th
Physics and Astronomy 517th231st428th26th
Psychology 139th81st133rd9th
Social Sciences +181st73rd152nd10th

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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