University of Kentucky *University

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Foundation: 1865

Mission: The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service and health care. As Kentucky’s flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being. The University of Kentucky: Facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research; Expands knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activity; and Serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge. The University contributes to the economic development and quality of life within Kentucky's borders and beyond, nurturing a diverse community characterized by fairness and equal opportunity.

Vision: As Kentucky’s indispensable institution, we transform the lives of our students and advance the Commonwealth we serve – and beyond – through our teaching and learning, diversity and inclusion, discovery, research and creativity, promotion of health, and deep community engagement.

Subordinate organizations:

8th
Overall percentile
7th
Research percentile
20th
Innovation percentile
4th
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 +250th108th197th104th
Arts and Humanities +371st161st335th148th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 344th173rd288th167th
Business, Management and Accounting 386th124th306th108th
Chemistry 414th210th339th197th
Computer Science 410th147th306th136th
Dentistry 218th62nd172nd57th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +354th140th285th129th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 350th115th272nd97th
Energy 304th101st209th95th
Engineering +418th183rd323rd171st
Environmental Science 310th116th224th108th
Mathematics 456th187th368th175th
Medicine +354th180th299th167th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 206th97th153rd95th
Physics and Astronomy 511th226th422nd207th
Psychology 114th67th109th63rd
Social Sciences +206th84th172nd74th
Veterinary 243rd74th176th65th

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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