Universidade de PernambucoUniversity


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Foundation: 1965

Mission: Its mission is to contribute to the sustainable development of Pernambuco through teaching, research and university extension.

Vision: The vision of the University is to be recognized by society and various instances of government for its contribution to sustainable development in all regions of the State, due to its excellence in teaching, research and university extension, assuming itself, definitively, as a State University, public and free.


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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 830th194th386th297th93rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1014th170th470th329th89th
Computer Science 742nd119th349th191st59th
Dentistry 310th29th50th42nd25th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 653rd148th378th219th64th
Energy 682nd111th403rd191st49th
Engineering 714th122nd387th195th59th
Environmental Science 742nd177th469th267th89th
Mathematics 774th145th399th220th61st
Medicine 798th116th329th226th67th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 863rd99th374th207th57th
Social Sciences 776th136th273rd206th70th

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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