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Foundation: 1873

Mission: The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha will give you an excellent educational foundation that you will be able to turn into an amazing career.

Vision: The University of Canterbury will be recognised locally, nationally and internationally as a leader and model in its commitment to the principles and practices of sustainability and research, teaching and critique of sustainability in all aspects of its activities.


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.

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDNew Zealand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2526th68th1629th14th
Arts and Humanities +821st34th688th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3505th105th2477th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 348th28th244th6th
Chemistry 2907th53rd1827th8th
Computer Science 1772nd41st1167th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1027th31st648th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 936th32nd610th8th
Energy 1725th38th988th3rd
Engineering +1576th38th1036th5th
Environmental Science 2081st42nd1214th4th
Mathematics 2233rd45th1350th7th
Medicine +3655th116th2486th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2463rd56th1614th6th
Physics and Astronomy 1513th37th1037th4th
Psychology 891st41st754th7th
Social Sciences +576th31st444th5th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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