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Foundation: 1983

Mission: The University of Sonora is an autonomous public institution whose mission is to form, in educational programs of quality and relevance, comprehensive and competent professionals nationally and internationally, articulating teaching with the generation, application and transfer of knowledge and technology, as well as the link with the productive and social sectors, to contribute to sustainable development of society.

Vision: The University of Sonora is a leading institution in the country and internationally recognized, by virtue of the capacity and creativity of its graduates, as well as the relevance and pertinence of its contributions to innovation, art, culture and scientific and technological knowledge, and thus contributes decisively to the sustainable development of Mexico, and in particular of the state of Sonora.

History: www.unison.mx


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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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 821st186th289th748th45th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 981st157th314th896th42nd
Chemistry 807th120th232nd710th24th
Computer Science 713th101st172nd609th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 552nd103rd172nd484th18th
Energy 724th133rd213th594th32nd
Engineering 653rd93rd165th554th22nd
Environmental Science 732nd172nd262nd634th38th
Mathematics 742nd135th210th640th35th
Medicine 817th132nd243rd767th32nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 877th109th219th774th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 745th99th187th666th20th
Social Sciences 782nd141st212th702nd30th

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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