National University of Ireland, MaynoothUniversity


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Foundation: 1997

Mission: Maynooth University is a public research university dedicated to people, ideas and culture, a scholarly community working together to inquire and discover, to teach and learn, to create, conserve, disseminate and apply knowledge, and engage with the challenges that face modern society; through all these things in combination, we are central to innovation, economic growth, social development and cultural vibrancy, and are essential to a free, open, equal, democratic and sustainable society.

Vision: Maynooth University will further advance its international standing as a leading research university, with a vibrant postgraduate community, a distinctive undergraduate provision, a comprehensive and ethical approach to internationalisation, and extensive engagement with external partners; we will be recognised for our commitment to the public and civic mission of the University, as a national leader in equality and diversity, an excellent place to learn and work, an inclusive community where students and staff can flourish, and as making a distinctive contribution to the national system of higher education and the public good.


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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 552nd329th331st482nd8th
Arts and Humanities +457th251st254th416th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 663rd397th388th599th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 579th279th282nd464th7th
Chemistry 523rd285th279th444th4th
Computer Science 560th300th291st450th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +377th217th221st308th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 473rd247th253rd386th6th
Energy 334th135th132nd235th1st
Engineering +414th197th192nd319th6th
Environmental Science 401st206th206th311th5th
Mathematics 427th209th204th339th3rd
Medicine +689th415th406th620th10th
Physics and Astronomy 553rd314th306th463rd7th
Psychology 513th260th257th480th6th
Social Sciences +512th234th233rd427th7th

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.

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