University of Iowa *University

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Foundation: 1847

Mission: In pursuing its missions of teaching, research, and service, the University of Iowa seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in a diverse world.

Vision: The University of Iowa has authored many great stories. Building on a remarkable legacy, the people of the UI are crafting new chapters of exploration, discovery, creation, and engagement. Ours is a narrative of resilience that extends out from the heartland toward the future, inspired by a commitment to our state, nation, and global community. With a spirit of inclusiveness and collaboration, UI faculty, staff, and students pursue excellence guided by our institutional strengths and complexity. From the humanities to STEM fields and from the performing arts to professional schools and the medical complex, our collective will to excel, to create, and to heal motivates our work. Together, we unlock human potential and prepare citizens for the future. Our strategic plan establishes priorities for realizing our aspirations.

History: uiowa.edu

Subordinate organizations:

4th
Overall percentile
4th
Research percentile
16th
Innovation percentile
2nd
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.

 
AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +181st74th139th70th
Arts and Humanities +206th86th182nd80th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 260th134th218th129th
Business, Management and Accounting 256th77th200th65th
Chemistry 402nd202nd327th191st
Computer Science 416th152nd312th140th
Dentistry 57th17th36th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +335th125th266th115th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 282nd90th214th76th
Energy 410th155th305th145th
Engineering +344th136th249th128th
Environmental Science 317th120th230th112th
Mathematics 410th157th322nd147th
Medicine +178th99th150th93rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 205th96th152nd94th
Physics and Astronomy 426th176th338th164th
Psychology 108th63rd103rd59th
Social Sciences +199th81st167th71st
Veterinary 210th64th150th58th

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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