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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 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 +123rd4th80th4th
Arts and Humanities +200th11th178th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 602nd14th446th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 184th17th132nd16th
Chemistry 1834th42nd1193rd39th
Computer Science 534th17th353rd16th
Dentistry 70th4th50th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +203rd6th108th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 164th11th114th11th
Energy 732nd21st403rd21st
Engineering +674th21st420th20th
Environmental Science 516th14th279th14th
Mathematics 933rd18th624th17th
Medicine +385th6th295th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1169th22nd824th21st
Physics and Astronomy 1228th29th859th28th
Psychology 156th10th145th9th
Social Sciences +230th17th190th15th
Veterinary 470th17th314th15th

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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