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Foundation: 1905

Mission: To advance knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

Vision: To be an internationally renowned institution of higher learning in research, innovation, publication and teaching.


Subordinate organizations:

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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +458th229th4th
Arts and Humanities +283rd30th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 620th260th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 60th14th2nd
Chemistry 521st262nd3rd
Computer Science 299th96th1st
Dentistry 173rd36th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +489th299th20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 132nd26th4th
Energy 241st114th1st
Engineering +273rd115th2nd
Environmental Science 316th156th2nd
Mathematics 388th123rd1st
Medicine +543rd196th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 471st175th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 445th189th2nd
Psychology 549th75th1st
Social Sciences +235th33rd1st
Veterinary 334th83rd2nd

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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