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Foundation: 1874

Mission: We pursue meaningful change as we celebrate our proud history: applying proven values in the pursuit of contemporary educational and research excellence; meeting our local and global community’s evolving needs and challenges; and striving to prepare our graduates for their aspirations and the needs of the future workforce.

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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 +194th7th150th7th
Arts and Humanities +314th20th281st17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 399th13th340th13th
Business, Management and Accounting 207th20th159th17th
Chemistry 256th8th189th8th
Computer Science 186th6th114th6th
Dentistry 66th2nd45th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +254th12th187th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 232nd17th172nd17th
Energy 326th17th229th17th
Engineering +250th11th165th11th
Environmental Science 277th13th192nd13th
Mathematics 325th10th240th10th
Medicine +287th7th241st7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 431st13th356th12th
Physics and Astronomy 366th14th282nd14th
Psychology 250th19th236th17th
Social Sciences +274th21st232nd19th
Veterinary 146th7th104th6th

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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