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Foundation: 1952

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +44th16th18th16th
Arts and Humanities 443rd35th39th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 200th41st36th34th
Business, Management and Accounting 166th41st34th30th
Chemistry 21st8th9th8th
Computer Science 50th25th24th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +178th69th70th67th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 49th8th9th7th
Energy 16th12th11th11th
Engineering +27th16th16th16th
Environmental Science 22nd12th10th10th
Mathematics 71st28th27th25th
Medicine +165th24th23rd21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 138th36th36th33rd
Physics and Astronomy 98th29th28th27th
Psychology 620th56th49th34th
Social Sciences +420th56th55th37th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Universities
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