Smithsonian Institution *Government

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Foundation: 1855

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: By 2022, the Smithsonian will build on its unique strengths to engage and to inspire more people, where they are, with greater impact, while catalyzing critical conversation on issues affecting our nation and the world.

History: www.si.edu

Subordinate organizations:

12th
Overall percentile
5th
Research percentile
88th
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 Government 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 +300th89th192nd82nd
Arts and Humanities +461st155th399th137th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2121st540th1575th491st
Chemistry 188th65th117th62nd
Computer Science 1737th342nd1160th300th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +42nd10th19th10th
Engineering +1565th300th1017th266th
Environmental Science 562nd96th305th90th
Mathematics 1613th305th1054th271st
Medicine +2805th622nd1977th544th
Physics and Astronomy 240th90th156th88th
Social Sciences +1078th268th821st234th
Veterinary 448th107th301st95th

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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