El Colegio de la Frontera SurGovernment


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Foundation: 1973

Mission: Colegio de la Frontera Sur is a public scientific research center that seeks to contribute to the sustainable development of the southern border of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean through the generation of knowledge, the formation of human resources, and the linking of social and natural sciences.

Vision: To be a leading Public Research Center in the formation of high-level researchers and generation of scientific and technological knowledge at the frontier, with a growing national and international impact that contributes in a visible and relevant way to the sustainable solution of problems in the southeast region of the country, expanding our presence in society and contemporary culture.

History: www.ecosur.mx


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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 Government 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 749th136th238th680th30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 457th43rd102nd389th5th
Energy 594th58th131st479th14th
Environmental Science 662nd120th210th574th19th
Social Sciences 703rd78th143rd623rd15th

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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