Pontificia Universidade Catolica do ParanaUniversity


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Foundation: 1959

Mission: The Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, guided by ethical, Christian and Marist principles, has as its mission to develop and spread knowledge and culture and to promote the integral and ongoing formation of citizens and professionals committed to life and the progress of society.

Vision: By 2022, to consolidate itself as a world-class institution with excellence in teaching, knowledge production, service delivery and social relevance.

History: www.pucpr.br


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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 806th177th365th280th87th
Arts and Humanities 556th81st137th131st39th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 969th148th430th305th77th
Business, Management and Accounting 686th33rd165th90th19th
Computer Science 677th69th285th140th36th
Dentistry 332nd34th56th49th28th
Energy 630th80th356th157th34th
Engineering 614th65th287th137th32nd
Environmental Science 697th148th427th238th74th
Mathematics 721st119th348th193rd50th
Medicine 789th108th320th218th61st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1004th151st487th271st87th
Social Sciences 732nd98th233rd165th49th
Veterinary 453rd64th105th96th37th

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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