Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityUniversity

Hong Kong

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Foundation: 1937

Mission: To pursue impactful research that benefits the world. To nurture critical thinkers, effective communicators, innovative problem solvers and socially responsible global citizens. To foster a University community in which all members can excel in their aspirations with a strong sense of belonging and pride.

Vision: Be a leading university that advances and transfers knowledge, and provides the best holistic education for the benefit of Hong Kong, the nation and the world.

History: www.polyu.edu.hk


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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 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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionHong Kong
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 697th313th5th
Arts and Humanities 318th28th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 546th151st4th
Business, Management and Accounting 2nd2nd1st
Chemistry 281st94th5th
Computer Science 121st42nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 248th72nd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 163rd28th3rd
Energy 106th53rd1st
Engineering 106th45th3rd
Environmental Science 114th45th1st
Mathematics 243rd66th2nd
Medicine 576th187th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 347th82nd3rd
Physics and Astronomy 337th104th6th
Psychology 338th23rd3rd
Social Sciences 108th10th2nd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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