Shimane University *University


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Shimane University, as a center of science, is committed to pursuing the truth, teaching and researching arts and sciences, as well as education and research. We will strive for the development of a prosperous society in harmony with nature through research, medical care and social contributions. In particular, we are training people with a global perspective to serve the development of a peaceful international society and social progress. Our mission is to do this. In order to realize this mission, Shimane University will respect the traditions and spirit that it has cultivated as a center of knowledge and culture, and will be a center of knowledge and culture. We aim to be a "university rooted in the region and whose individuality shines forth from the local community to the world," and to provide students and faculty with the opportunity to learn from and learn from each other. Promote the development of a university in which students grow up and are nurtured together with students in cooperation.

Vision: Information not localized

Subordinate organizations:

  • Shimane University Hospital


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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 723rd337th655th68th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 864th423rd786th127th
Chemistry 791st527th696th116th
Computer Science 663rd341st560th59th
Dentistry 330th67th255th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 457th206th389th30th
Energy 506th301st392nd38th
Engineering 646th385th548th77th
Environmental Science 550th324th462nd41st
Mathematics 635th325th537th56th
Medicine 760th359th710th109th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 871st445th768th95th
Physics and Astronomy 729th398th652nd87th
Psychology 807th209th766th34th
Social Sciences 497th93rd423rd10th

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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