Universidade Estadual de Santa CruzUniversity


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Foundation: 1991

Mission: To form subjects with an ethical, humanistic and emancipatory sense in the production and dissemination of knowledge, fostering professional excellence, the citizenship, human, social, economic, cultural and technical-scientific development.

Vision: To produce and disseminate scientific, reflexive, dialogic and transforming social reality, from the indissociability of education, from the research, extension, stimulation of innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship and the guarantee of student assistance, lead to social responsibility, the dialecticity between the local and the global and the complementarity of science and traditional knowledge, with respect for to diversity, pluralism and the environment.

History: www.uesc.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 769th151st330th253rd72nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1010th169th466th328th88th
Chemistry 798th115th457th227th67th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 530th88th258th157th39th
Environmental Science 665th123rd397th213th60th
Medicine 806th123rd336th234th70th
Social Sciences 759th120th257th190th61st
Veterinary 563rd100th137th133rd60th

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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