University of ZululandUniversity

South Africa

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Foundation: 1960

Mission: To provide globally competitive graduates, relevant for the human capital needs of our country, by providing quality education which upholds high standards of research and academic excellence.

Vision: A leading, comprehensive University providing quality education.

History: www.unizulu.ac.za

91st

Overall percentile

78th

Research percentile

88th

Innovation percentile

79th

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

 
AreaWorldAfricaBRIICSSouth Africa
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 871st115th421st23rd
Arts and Humanities 566th22nd147th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 879th36th348th15th
Business, Management and Accounting 789th43rd238th17th
Chemistry 800th68th459th17th
Computer Science 679th46th287th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 655th107th380th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 683rd45th246th15th
Environmental Science 720th102nd448th26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 811th45th330th13th
Physics and Astronomy 810th79th411th16th
Social Sciences 693rd28th199th15th

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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