University of WaikatoUniversity

New Zealand

New Zealand in SCImago Media Rankings

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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 +1600th40th1063rd9th
Arts and Humanities +534th26th458th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2139th65th1586th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 408th28th303rd7th
Chemistry 3622nd59th2054th12th
Computer Science 2241st42nd1415th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1818th43rd1119th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 304th20th211th3rd
Energy 2006th38th1134th5th
Engineering +1941st40th1214th7th
Environmental Science 2675th57th1557th9th
Mathematics 2263rd41st1376th7th
Medicine +3164th99th2193rd12th
Psychology 933rd43rd804th7th
Social Sciences +524th31st420th6th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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