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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 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 182nd7th148th7th
Arts and Humanities 292nd20th260th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 329th10th274th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 177th16th140th15th
Chemistry 154th5th107th5th
Computer Science 196th6th128th6th
Dentistry 108th2nd84th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 172nd8th118th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 214th16th170th16th
Energy 240th13th152nd13th
Engineering 203rd5th128th5th
Environmental Science 289th17th208th17th
Mathematics 300th8th217th8th
Medicine 228th7th195th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 416th15th335th14th
Physics and Astronomy 257th8th198th8th
Psychology 243rd20th231st18th
Social Sciences 274th23rd229th21st
Veterinary 111th8th84th7th

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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