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Foundation: 1966

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: A recognised global leader in research, education and engagement, Curtin will be a beacon for positive change, embracing the challenges and opportunities of our times to advance understanding and change lives for the better.


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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 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

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 471st23rd409th21st
Arts and Humanities 219th13th194th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 606th40th532nd38th
Business, Management and Accounting 59th10th45th10th
Chemistry 420th25th349th24th
Computer Science 441st20th345th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 98th3rd65th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 178th14th141st14th
Energy 216th9th129th9th
Engineering 320th15th229th15th
Environmental Science 226th12th148th12th
Mathematics 373rd13th279th12th
Medicine 500th24th451st22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 430th16th348th15th
Physics and Astronomy 475th27th404th26th
Psychology 114th9th108th9th
Social Sciences 158th12th127th11th
Veterinary 319th19th254th17th

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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