University of CanterburyUniversity

New Zealand

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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 +578th47th508th10th
Arts and Humanities +436th32nd398th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 723rd65th659th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 338th27th267th7th
Chemistry 660th43rd579th5th
Computer Science 562nd25th452nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +373rd26th304th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 463rd29th376th7th
Energy 378th22nd276th1st
Engineering +457th26th362nd2nd
Environmental Science 451st31st361st3rd
Mathematics 524th27th436th4th
Medicine +799th93rd730th14th
Physics and Astronomy 555th34th465th4th
Psychology 524th39th491st5th
Social Sciences +452nd34th380th7th

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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