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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.

Vision: Information not localized


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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +533rd313th314th463rd6th
Arts and Humanities +465th257th260th423rd7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 757th489th479th693rd14th
Business, Management and Accounting 526th249th250th421st6th
Chemistry 530th290th284th450th5th
Computer Science 625th356th348th514th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 396th192nd192nd315th4th
Energy 513th272nd275th405th7th
Engineering +455th238th233rd360th8th
Environmental Science 458th260th261st368th7th
Mathematics 563rd337th330th474th7th
Medicine +741st467th458th672nd14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 657th371st376th579th8th
Physics and Astronomy 493rd257th249th404th3rd
Psychology 403rd186th181st375th4th
Social Sciences +446th192nd191st376th5th

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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