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Foundation: 1925

Mission: What is "Practical Science" at the time of foundation of Tokyo University of Agriculture? "Practical Science" is the school motto advocated by the first President YOKOI Tokiyoshi. Its original fundamental principle lies in the rational spirit in which problems are totally grasped and analyzed considering diversified conditions and eventually solved through pursuing theories and means. "Practical Science" is multi-disciplinary science and the fundamental principle is "Return man to the farm". Agriculture science is wisdom of agriculture. The inductive approach is symbolized by the words, "Ask rice plant about rice plant, ask farmers about agriculture". Introduction of rural idea to city and creation of cultural and creative agricultural village is aimed. The views of self-sufficiency in food production and maintaining sustainable land are emphasized.

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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 area

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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 734th347th666th72nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 910th466th832nd145th
Chemistry 784th520th690th112th
Environmental Science 694th466th605th83rd
Medicine 747th346th697th102nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1007th567th880th124th

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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