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Foundation: 1972

Mission: Its mission is to promote and advance learning and knowledge through teaching, research and scholarship in an environment which encourages innovation and upholds the principles of free enquiry and expression. Particular attention is paid to the generation of knowledge which is relevant to the needs of Ireland's continuing socio-economic development.

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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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 491st270th264th429th5th
Arts and Humanities 436th239th234th398th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 652nd369th356th577th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 577th275th275th462nd6th
Chemistry 461st218th210th387th4th
Computer Science 623rd360th362nd520th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 285th135th133rd219th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 306th146th143rd249th3rd
Energy 441st210th209th330th4th
Engineering 472nd248th244th375th6th
Environmental Science 471st281st275th383rd5th
Mathematics 574th343rd347th476th8th
Medicine 719th429th420th669th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 691st367th366th596th8th
Physics and Astronomy 509th282nd279th438th4th
Psychology 415th187th182nd389th4th
Social Sciences 442nd198th199th374th4th

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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