The University of Western AustraliaUniversity


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Foundation: 1911

Mission: To provide world-class education, research and community engagement for the advancement of the prosperity and welfare of our communities.

Vision: Creating the next generation of global leaders through experience-rich education and world-leading, trustworthy research.



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 82nd3rd62nd3rd
Arts and Humanities 164th9th145th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 341st11th285th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 214th20th167th18th
Chemistry 528th35th449th32nd
Computer Science 342nd16th252nd15th
Dentistry 145th5th116th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 116th5th78th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 151st11th117th11th
Energy 417th25th306th24th
Engineering 373rd20th279th19th
Environmental Science 212th11th138th11th
Mathematics 424th15th329th13th
Medicine 237th8th203rd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 416th15th335th14th
Physics and Astronomy 447th23rd377th22nd
Psychology 100th7th96th7th
Social Sciences 216th16th176th15th
Veterinary 254th14th203rd12th

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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