Universidad Autonoma de YucatanUniversity


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Foundation: 1922

Mission: The Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) is a public institution whose mission is the integral and humanistic formation of people, with a professional and scientific character, within a framework of openness to all fields of knowledge and all sectors of society. As such, it provides a space for analysis and critical reflection on global, national and regional problems, leading to the sustainable development of society, based on the generation and application of knowledge, on universal values and on the rescue and preservation of national and local culture, thus responding to the new era of knowledge in its role as a transformer of its community.

Vision: In the year 2022 the Autonomous University of Yucatan is recognized as the institution of higher education in Mexico with the highest level of relevance and social transcendence.

History: www.uady.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 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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 631st70th159th564th13th
Arts and Humanities 602nd104th159th564th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 961st142nd299th881st36th
Chemistry 859th142nd254th750th30th
Computer Science 657th57th126th554th12th
Energy 609th67th140th494th17th
Engineering 648th90th162nd550th20th
Environmental Science 626th94th182nd538th11th
Mathematics 707th108th182nd608th22nd
Medicine 792nd111th221st742nd26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 895th113th225th791st25th
Social Sciences 757th118th188th677th23rd
Veterinary 269th18th36th215th2nd

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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