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United States in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1970

Mission: Our mission is to protect human health and the environment. 

Vision: Information not localized


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 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 +1129th233rd750th212th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1688th472nd1243rd432nd
Chemistry 797th223rd518th208th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +326th74th195th69th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 734th145th506th125th
Energy 1361st225th778th197th
Engineering +738th174th462nd160th
Environmental Science 234th47th110th45th
Mathematics 1230th246th809th220th
Medicine +1792nd449th1272nd401st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 589th193rd402nd185th
Social Sciences +976th247th750th216th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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