University of Massachusetts, AmherstUniversity

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Foundation: 1863

Mission: The mission of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is to create positive impact on the commonwealth and the broader society we serve through education and advancing knowledge. As the flagship public university in Massachusetts, we cherish and add to the commonwealth’s long tradition of intellectual and educational leadership. Our institution is rooted in the idea that any qualified individual, regardless of wealth or social status, should have access to high-quality higher education. We draw from and support diverse experiences and perspectives as an essential strength of this learning community and accept for ourselves and instill in our students an ongoing commitment to create a better, more just world. and quality. To make sure our food safety goals are met, we have also designated John Q. Farmer as supervisor to oversee the food safety program. These safe practices include making sure there is no immediate safety risk present in areas where the produce is grown, processed, and packed and that there is no immediate risk of contamination of the product. We also make sure that insects, rodents, birds, and pets pose no risk of contamination of our product. It is also a priority that all our employees follow healthy practices when working at our farm. We also make it our mission to make sure all information and paperwork is documented in an efficient and truthful manner. Our farm also has maps available of the farm along with floor plans

Vision: Our vision is to dramatically improve every aspect of the University of Massachusetts Amherst so as to ascend into the ranks of the top 20 public universities in America, as measured by nationally and internationally recognized criteria. We intend to deliver, for the people of Massachusetts and beyond, a public university that shares the same qualities of excellence, impact, and outcomes as the best public universities in the nation and the world.


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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 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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +277th77th175th70th
Arts and Humanities +268th97th240th87th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 925th311th682nd293rd
Business, Management and Accounting 229th59th167th50th
Chemistry 486th157th320th147th
Computer Science 228th64th133rd60th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +737th156th468th143rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 315th75th219th65th
Energy 788th148th441st134th
Engineering +344th86th198th80th
Environmental Science 528th89th286th83rd
Mathematics 631st138th412th126th
Medicine +1204th326th866th294th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 679th221st471st212th
Physics and Astronomy 484th150th327th141st
Psychology 293rd140th267th123rd
Social Sciences +172nd66th143rd58th

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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