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 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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaLANICJamaica
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3019th166th4th1st
Arts and Humanities +1443rd101st1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3709th121st4th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1499th48th2nd1st
Chemistry 3704th165th3rd1st
Computer Science 3401st137th3rd1st
Dentistry 685th82nd1st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2428th112th2nd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1231st40th2nd1st
Energy 2882nd119th2nd1st
Engineering +2968th114th2nd1st
Environmental Science 2849th93rd2nd1st
Mathematics 3262nd148th4th1st
Medicine +3507th152nd3rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2952nd134th4th1st
Psychology 1825th105th2nd1st
Social Sciences +1052nd34th1st1st
Veterinary 543rd51st3rd1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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