Swinburne University of Technology *University


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Foundation: 1908

Mission: Our emphasis is on high-quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. We work to advance and build our research through partnerships with industry, our communities and other universities within Australia and internationally, to achieve outcomes that are directly relevant to industry and society.

Vision: A world class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation.

History: www.swinburne.edu.au

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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 +809th21st568th20th
Arts and Humanities +588th28th502nd25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2480th77th1824th72nd
Business, Management and Accounting 111th13th71st13th
Chemistry 1302nd32nd892nd30th
Computer Science 306th11th189th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +703rd20th441st20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 388th23rd257th20th
Energy 586th22nd323rd22nd
Engineering +426th11th264th11th
Environmental Science 1264th28th738th27th
Mathematics 617th16th393rd15th
Medicine +2663rd82nd1887th74th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2239th55th1497th50th
Physics and Astronomy 721st20th501st20th
Psychology 407th23rd360th21st
Social Sciences +351st24th271st22nd

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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