Brown UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1776

Mission: The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation. We do this through a partnership of students and teachers in a unified community known as a university-college.

Vision: Our commitment to academic excellence, intellectual freedom and making an impact centers all we do.



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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 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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 383rd151st329th141st
Arts and Humanities 149th65th133rd61st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 377th188th318th180th
Business, Management and Accounting 535th171st428th145th
Chemistry 295th148th230th142nd
Computer Science 223rd68th148th62nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 332nd122nd266th112th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 120th41st93rd39th
Energy 312th90th210th83rd
Engineering 325th123rd234th117th
Environmental Science 356th124th270th116th
Mathematics 214th65th146th62nd
Medicine 167th98th150th93rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 347th166th275th160th
Physics and Astronomy 318th135th255th129th
Psychology 46th27th45th26th
Social Sciences 199th77th161st68th

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.

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