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Foundation: 1916

Mission: Solving the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.

Vision: Australia’s innovation catalyst, collaborating to boost Australia’s innovation performance.


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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 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 +34th1st17th1st
Arts and Humanities 1135th42nd901st35th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 839th20th636th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 911th36th625th28th
Chemistry 249th8th173rd8th
Computer Science 280th10th170th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +76th1st34th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 546th30th352nd24th
Energy 398th13th209th13th
Engineering +370th10th226th10th
Environmental Science 42nd1st12th1st
Mathematics 405th11th246th10th
Medicine +1124th36th830th33rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1501st37th1039th33rd
Physics and Astronomy 692nd18th479th18th
Psychology 1448th62nd1186th55th
Social Sciences +448th28th339th24th
Veterinary 143rd5th90th4th

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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