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Foundation: 1951

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: UOW – inspiring a better future through education, research and partnership


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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 +1533rd45th1061st38th
Arts and Humanities +316th16th279th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1790th55th1327th52nd
Business, Management and Accounting 214th19th149th16th
Chemistry 511th16th354th16th
Computer Science 576th16th382nd15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1292nd36th819th31st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 261st16th174th16th
Energy 194th7th89th7th
Engineering +428th12th265th12th
Environmental Science 870th24th503rd23rd
Mathematics 927th20th603rd19th
Medicine +1506th48th1094th45th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1620th45th1121st41st
Physics and Astronomy 703rd19th489th19th
Psychology 398th22nd354th20th
Social Sciences +274th17th216th16th

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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