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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 +50th19th20th16th
Arts and Humanities 448th29th37th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 189th39th35th33rd
Business, Management and Accounting 94th31st27th22nd
Chemistry 30th11th10th9th
Computer Science 53rd26th23rd23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +520th164th152nd132nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 43rd11th12th10th
Energy 14th12th12th12th
Engineering +28th17th17th17th
Environmental Science 16th11th11th11th
Mathematics 60th29th29th28th
Medicine +215th37th32nd30th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 225th63rd55th51st
Physics and Astronomy 95th25th24th23rd
Psychology 680th64th60th39th
Social Sciences +457th69th68th49th

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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