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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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 +524th244th454th230th
Arts and Humanities 525th255th481st231st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 701st409th637th385th
Business, Management and Accounting 670th220th541st196th
Chemistry 642nd332nd561st305th
Computer Science 621st265th511th244th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 406th177th337th164th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 657th249th557th223rd
Energy 386th140th283rd130th
Engineering +529th251st433rd236th
Environmental Science 447th205th357th190th
Mathematics 663rd323rd574th302nd
Medicine +742nd428th673rd397th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 756th389th676th361st
Physics and Astronomy 582nd275th492nd251st
Psychology 585th314th550th284th
Social Sciences +578th219th493rd200th
Veterinary 291st88th213th78th

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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