La Trobe University *University


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Advancing knowledge and learning to shape the future of our students and communities.

Vision: To promote positive change and address the major issues of our time through being connected, inclusive and excellent.


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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 +1159th29th808th26th
Arts and Humanities +245th13th220th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1054th27th792nd26th
Business, Management and Accounting 268th24th188th20th
Chemistry 1379th34th948th32nd
Computer Science 752nd20th511th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1968th52nd1208th42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 363rd21st239th18th
Energy 665th24th373rd24th
Engineering +698th22nd443rd21st
Environmental Science 1580th31st930th30th
Mathematics 1420th28th916th26th
Medicine +923rd24th685th21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1551st41st1073rd37th
Physics and Astronomy 549th14th370th14th
Psychology 163rd12th151st11th
Social Sciences +228th15th182nd14th
Veterinary 488th18th319th17th

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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