Mission: Victoria University of Wellington’s mission is to undertake excellent research, teaching and public engagement in the service of local, national, regional and global communities.
Vision: Victoria University of Wellington will be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities. The University will adopt a distinctive academic emphasis, underpinned by excellence and with a particular focus on advancing Wellington, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Victoria will be imbued with distinctive qualities through its values and through the Treaty of Waitangi, mātauranga Māori and te reo Māori. The University will be distinguished internationally by the excellence of its fundamental and applied research, the success of its alumni and the depth of its intellectual influence. The student experience at Victoria, the quality and relevance of the teaching and learning, and the career opportunities that result, will be second to none. Victoria’s staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students will be proud of the role they play in cultivating intellectual, social, cultural and creative capital. They will thrive in Victoria’s highly creative, multidisciplinary and entrepreneurial environment. The University will attain the scale, quality and academic profile appropriate to a leading public university. Victoria will be respected for leading thinking on the major issues confronting environmental, societal, cultural and economic wellbeing, for resolutely fulfilling its ‘critic and conscience’ role and for its contribution to the betterment of society.
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
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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