Okayama University of ScienceUniversity


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: The spirit espoused by Mr. Kake: "To draw out each and every youth’s abilities to their maximum potential, and to educate individuals to contribute to society as skilled professionals and as members of their communities." He established Okayama University of Science to combine the ideals of academic thinking and high mindedness from 1964 to the present day.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.ous.ac.jp


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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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 629th262nd562nd44th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 716th278th639th59th
Chemistry 715th452nd630th85th
Computer Science 735th413th630th98th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 568th311th500th73rd
Engineering 607th346th510th59th
Mathematics 656th346th558th69th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 824th403rd725th83rd
Veterinary 599th136th405th20th

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.

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