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Foundation: 1955

Mission: The Federal University of Paraíba, aiming to meet the current desires of society, particularly as regards the creation, application and democratisation of knowledge, sets as its mission the Generation and dissemination of knowledge that can foster scientific, technological, socio-environmental, economic and cultural development through teaching activities, research and extension, in close interaction with the public authorities, productive sector and social movements in order to build a more just society.

Vision: Its vision is to be A university committed to academic excellence and forms advanced and effective management and organization that can promote their leadership in the process of scientific-technological, socio-environmental development, economic and cultural.

History: www.ufpb.br

Overall percentile
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 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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +517th55th226th135th29th
Arts and Humanities +575th68th132nd126th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 776th67th335th208th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 748th46th213th108th27th
Chemistry 779th87th441st220th40th
Computer Science 721st74th318th148th38th
Dentistry 180th19th37th25th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +453rd68th258th126th28th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 589th49th215th103rd21st
Energy 606th74th358th148th33rd
Engineering +567th58th297th129th34th
Environmental Science 510th56th298th130th24th
Mathematics 637th72nd276th132nd34th
Medicine +756th79th318th202nd43rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 676th54th287th143rd31st
Physics and Astronomy 627th61st286th140th25th
Psychology 568th30th79th78th17th
Social Sciences +706th50th197th122nd20th
Veterinary 428th60th99th88th37th

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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