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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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 area

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 546th35th482nd30th
Arts and Humanities 449th37th411th31st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 744th72nd667th67th
Business, Management and Accounting 189th19th147th17th
Chemistry 544th38th465th34th
Computer Science 380th18th288th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 279th14th214th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 441st32nd366th26th
Energy 276th18th182nd18th
Engineering 363rd18th270th17th
Environmental Science 477th33rd389th30th
Mathematics 513th24th415th22nd
Medicine 702nd68th652nd63rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 565th27th473rd25th
Physics and Astronomy 411th20th343rd20th
Psychology 375th28th353rd25th
Social Sciences 402nd31st340th26th

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.

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