University of WaikatoUniversity

New Zealand

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Foundation: 1964

Mission: To combine the creation of knowledge through research, scholarship and creative works with the dissemination of knowledge through teaching, publication and performance.

Vision: The Vision for the University of Waikato, informed by our existing high quality teaching and research, is as follows: We will deliver a world-class education and research portfolio, provide a full and dynamic university experience which is distinctive in character, pursue strong international linkages to advance knowledge.


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.

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDNew Zealand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +491st34th421st8th
Arts and Humanities +382nd26th345th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 710th61st646th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 320th26th251st6th
Chemistry 838th55th747th10th
Computer Science 696th41st585th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +453rd40th384th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 289th20th221st2nd
Energy 526th34th418th5th
Engineering +524th37th428th7th
Environmental Science 517th44th426th10th
Mathematics 600th35th511th7th
Medicine +766th85th697th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 811th68th730th8th
Physics and Astronomy 576th36th486th5th
Psychology 552nd43rd517th7th
Social Sciences +429th31st361st5th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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