University of Kentucky *University

United States

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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:

9th

Overall percentile

6th

Research percentile

22nd

Innovation percentile

5th

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 286th115th243rd107th
Arts and Humanities 310th132nd277th118th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 371st184th313th176th
Business, Management and Accounting 319th94th253rd80th
Chemistry 449th231st376th219th
Computer Science 419th160th323rd145th
Dentistry 277th78th220th71st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 359th135th291st124th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 274th83rd222nd70th
Energy 393rd124th282nd113th
Engineering 473rd196th376th182nd
Environmental Science 421st162nd334th148th
Mathematics 522nd212th424th197th
Medicine 314th160th273rd152nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 201st96th151st94th
Physics and Astronomy 502nd221st431st209th
Psychology 102nd64th98th61st
Social Sciences 229th86th188th76th
Veterinary 156th54th123rd47th

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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