Smithsonian Institution *Government

United States

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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:

17th

Overall percentile

7th

Research percentile

91st

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 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 253rd104th212th96th
Arts and Humanities 341st147th307th133rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 715th396th638th372nd
Chemistry 288th141st223rd135th
Computer Science 450th175th353rd158th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 48th13th27th13th
Engineering 424th170th327th157th
Environmental Science 379th135th293rd124th
Mathematics 337th110th248th104th
Medicine 599th323rd549th300th
Physics and Astronomy 196th86th145th84th
Social Sciences 587th226th508th200th
Veterinary 441st110th332nd95th

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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