Australian Nuclear Science & Technology OrganisationGovernment


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Foundation: 1987

Mission: To support the development and implementation of government policies and initiatives in nuclear and related areas, domestically and internationally To operate nuclear science and technology based facilities, for the benefit of industry and the Australian and international research community To undertake research that will advance the application of nuclear science and technology To apply nuclear science, techniques and expertise to address Australia 's environmental challenges and increase the competitiveness of Australian industry To manufacture and advance the use of radiopharmaceuticals which will improve the health of Australians

Vision: To be a global science, research and engineering partner with a reputation for tackling complex problems and delivering outcomes to create a more sustainable world.


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.

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +700th69th629th55th
Arts and Humanities 566th46th521st41st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 699th59th635th56th
Chemistry 703rd49th621st43rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +459th43rd390th34th
Energy 618th46th508th40th
Engineering +531st38th435th31st
Environmental Science 589th64th498th50th
Medicine +813th98th744th85th
Physics and Astronomy 654th40th564th34th
Social Sciences 798th63rd704th52nd

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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