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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 +440th14th307th14th
Arts and Humanities +370th21st324th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 771st16th582nd15th
Business, Management and Accounting 295th25th205th21st
Chemistry 477th13th330th13th
Computer Science 203rd6th111th6th
Dentistry 62nd4th41st4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +626th14th388th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 326th19th217th17th
Energy 447th15th235th15th
Engineering +498th15th313th14th
Environmental Science 376th8th186th8th
Mathematics 339th8th197th7th
Medicine +442nd8th343rd7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1142nd25th807th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 949th25th655th25th
Psychology 294th18th269th16th
Social Sciences +317th20th249th18th
Veterinary 173rd6th110th5th

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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