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Foundation: 1909

Mission: The University of Queensland positively influences society by engaging in the pursuit of excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world. UQ strives for the personal and professional success of its students, staff and alumni.

Vision: UQ: knowledge leadership for a better world


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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 +35th2nd16th2nd
Arts and Humanities +67th5th62nd5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 113th2nd88th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 6th1st2nd1st
Chemistry 429th11th283rd11th
Computer Science 277th9th167th9th
Dentistry 67th2nd47th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +240th8th136th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 65th6th47th6th
Energy 165th5th71st5th
Engineering +236th5th130th5th
Environmental Science 68th3rd22nd3rd
Mathematics 481st11th302nd10th
Medicine +92nd4th76th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 73rd2nd40th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 434th8th291st8th
Psychology 41st4th40th4th
Social Sciences +23rd4th18th4th
Veterinary 60th3rd43rd3rd

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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