Curtin University *University


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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 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.

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +945th25th664th23rd
Arts and Humanities +362nd19th318th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1845th57th1368th54th
Business, Management and Accounting 68th11th43rd11th
Chemistry 1423rd35th977th33rd
Computer Science 990th25th681st24th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +249th5th124th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 231st14th155th14th
Energy 279th9th136th9th
Engineering +507th16th318th15th
Environmental Science 623rd19th341st18th
Mathematics 690th17th448th16th
Medicine +1132nd38th836th35th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1592nd43rd1101st39th
Physics and Astronomy 945th24th652nd24th
Psychology 122nd8th114th8th
Social Sciences +178th14th143rd13th
Veterinary 780th28th484th25th

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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