Obafemi Awolowo UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1962

Mission: To nurture a teaching and learning community; advance frontiers of knowledge; engender a sense of selfless public service; and add value to African culture.

Vision: A top rated university in Africa.

History: oauife.edu.ng

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.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences +686th104th17th
Arts and Humanities 634th32nd7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 917th101st15th
Business, Management and Accounting 806th47th5th
Chemistry 862nd95th9th
Computer Science 701st45th3rd
Dentistry 361st7th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 424th25th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 596th34th7th
Energy 532nd29th3rd
Engineering +627th89th11th
Environmental Science 594th81st11th
Medicine +838th86th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 853rd110th18th
Psychology 738th26th3rd
Social Sciences +810th59th8th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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