University of the West Indies, Mona Campus *University


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Foundation: 1948

Mission: To advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transformation of the Caribbean and the wider world.

Vision: To be an excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean.


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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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICALANICJamaica
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 743rd131st233rd5th1st
Arts and Humanities 559th84th134th1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 870th82nd230th5th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 736th42nd107th2nd1st
Chemistry 806th119th231st5th1st
Computer Science 740th117th189th5th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 519th81st150th3rd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 500th25th62nd1st1st
Energy 572nd49th121st2nd1st
Engineering 710th119th192nd3rd1st
Environmental Science 693rd145th235th7th1st
Mathematics 646th69th137th5th1st
Medicine 707th57th151st4th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 785th73rd166th3rd1st
Psychology 771st76th151st3rd1st
Social Sciences 587th33rd81st1st1st
Veterinary 326th31st54th1st1st

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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