York UniversityUniversity


Canada in SCImago Media Rankings

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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

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 +2435th391st1512th47th
Arts and Humanities +170th64th153rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2503rd592nd1833rd58th
Business, Management and Accounting 129th34th94th2nd
Chemistry 2783rd462nd1720th51st
Computer Science 558th139th368th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1207th224th765th25th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 149th43rd105th3rd
Energy 1834th265th1052nd33rd
Engineering +1000th223rd655th23rd
Environmental Science 1872nd330th1133rd37th
Mathematics 794th170th528th17th
Medicine +2164th518th1532nd61st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2711th516th1724th56th
Physics and Astronomy 1609th338th1107th36th
Psychology 148th82nd138th10th
Social Sciences +184th71st151st11th

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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