Universidade Federal do Rio GrandeUniversity


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: Promote the advancement of knowledge and full education with excellence, training professionals capable of contributing to human development and improvement of socio-environmental quality.

Vision: FURG will consolidate its national and international image as a reference in education, technological development and the study of coastal ecosystems and oceanic.

History: www.furg.br


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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 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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 638th73rd217th164th33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 915th113th381st265th56th
Chemistry 797th114th456th226th66th
Computer Science 704th92nd311th163rd47th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 501st67th231st135th29th
Energy 519th29th257th88th10th
Engineering 619th70th292nd142nd36th
Environmental Science 610th82nd343rd169th35th
Mathematics 676th88th304th160th40th
Medicine 814th129th344th240th75th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 949th136th447th251st78th
Physics and Astronomy 776th114th379th202nd50th
Social Sciences 775th135th272nd205th69th
Veterinary 537th91st130th124th55th

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.

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