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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 +270th6th169th6th
Arts and Humanities +336th18th299th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 690th16th518th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 263rd25th190th21st
Chemistry 383rd9th249th9th
Computer Science 188th7th106th7th
Dentistry 88th5th64th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +685th17th430th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 261st16th180th15th
Energy 598th18th313th18th
Engineering +412th13th245th13th
Environmental Science 504th13th271st13th
Mathematics 513th12th326th11th
Medicine +394th7th301st7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1100th21st774th20th
Physics and Astronomy 778th20th547th20th
Psychology 308th19th279th17th
Social Sciences +283rd19th236th17th
Veterinary 152nd7th98th6th

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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