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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 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 40th2nd28th2nd
Arts and Humanities 48th3rd43rd3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 89th2nd76th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 10th1st6th1st
Chemistry 227th10th169th10th
Computer Science 263rd11th180th11th
Dentistry 115th4th91st4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 207th9th148th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 74th6th58th6th
Energy 164th7th85th7th
Engineering 204th6th129th6th
Environmental Science 30th2nd16th2nd
Mathematics 321st10th233rd9th
Medicine 69th4th63rd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 47th2nd28th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 291st11th229th11th
Psychology 34th4th34th4th
Social Sciences 18th2nd16th2nd
Veterinary 59th3rd45th3rd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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