Old Dominion UniversityUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1930

Mission: Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a dynamic public research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement.

Vision: Old Dominion University will be recognized nationally and internationally as a forward-focused public doctoral research university with a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research that spurs economic growth, focuses on student success, engages civic and community constituents, and utilizes its strong relationships with a variety of state and national partners to provide solutions for real world problems.

History: odu.edu


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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 643rd289th576th261st
Arts and Humanities 510th238th472nd218th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 726th405th649th380th
Business, Management and Accounting 227th67th178th56th
Chemistry 706th351st621st323rd
Computer Science 542nd230th441st207th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 456th212th388th194th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 492nd166th409th148th
Energy 630th244th515th219th
Engineering 534th237th437th219th
Environmental Science 589th284th501st262nd
Mathematics 568th248th470th232nd
Medicine 721st434th671st404th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 786th382nd688th350th
Physics and Astronomy 540th243rd469th229th
Psychology 481st243rd451st220th
Social Sciences 386th142nd327th124th

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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