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Foundation: 1956

Mission: The Institute of Geological Sciences Polish Academy of Sciences (IGS PAS) is a research institute in Poland that is dedicated to the advancement of geological sciences. The mission of IGS PAS is to conduct high-quality, cutting-edge research in geology, geophysics, geochemistry, mineralogy, and related fields, with a focus on understanding the Earth's structure, composition, and evolution. The institute aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the geological sciences by conducting original research, promoting interdisciplinary cooperation and collaboration, and providing a supportive environment for the development of young scientists and students. IGS PAS also seeks to disseminate its research findings to the wider scientific community and to the public, through publications, conferences, and other educational activities. In addition to its research activities, IGS PAS plays an important role in advising the Polish government and other stakeholders on geological and environmental issues, and in providing scientific support for geological resource exploration and management. Overall, the mission of IGS PAS is to advance the geological sciences, to serve the needs of society, and to promote the sustainable use of the Earth's resources. . Information extracted by ChatGPT

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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 Government 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.

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-27OECDPoland
Arts and Humanities 943rd64th316th780th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2516th233rd716th1463rd40th

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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