Southern Illinois University, Carbondale *University

United States

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Foundation: 1869

Mission: SIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success.  As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives.

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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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 599th262nd532nd236th
Arts and Humanities 464th212th426th193rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 704th386th627th363rd
Business, Management and Accounting 690th235th566th205th
Chemistry 548th284th469th265th
Computer Science 632nd285th529th260th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 494th238th426th220th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 603rd228th508th204th
Energy 373rd120th262nd109th
Engineering 571st264th474th244th
Environmental Science 491st214th403rd198th
Mathematics 643rd299th545th281st
Medicine 717th430th667th400th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 821st398th722nd365th
Physics and Astronomy 594th271st522nd257th
Psychology 638th341st600th313th
Social Sciences 512th184th436th159th
Veterinary 316th99th252nd86th

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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