Institute for Basic ScienceGovernment

South Korea

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Foundation: 2011

Mission: The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) pursues excellence in basic science research. The goal of IBS is to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to train the leading scientists of tomorrow.

Vision: IBS shares the same passion as other great minds to investigate the nature of life in the universe for the development of humanity, as shown in its vision "Masking Discoveries for Humanity & Society".

History: www.ibs.re.kr

10th
Overall percentile
13th
Research percentile
8th
Innovation percentile
14th
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 Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

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.

 
AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +186th65th113th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 267th55th198th3rd
Chemistry 446th135th296th8th
Computer Science 1037th286th720th37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1525th462nd949th19th
Energy 401st191st198th16th
Engineering +189th77th100th5th
Environmental Science 359th145th190th8th
Mathematics 1514th423rd997th37th
Medicine +719th177th524th18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 397th102nd267th4th
Physics and Astronomy 407th123rd268th8th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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