Universidade Federal de AlagoasUniversity


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Foundation: 1961

Mission: UFAL's mission is to produce, multiply and recreate collective knowledge in all areas of knowledge in a manner committed to ethics, social justice, human development and the common good. Its goal is to become a national reference in teaching, research and extension activities, establishing itself as a support of excellence for the demands of society.

Vision: Information not localized

History: ufal.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 +633rd135th332nd230th71st
Arts and Humanities 579th72nd136th130th28th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 865th135th422nd285th66th
Chemistry 808th107th466th241st54th
Computer Science 664th40th263rd109th21st
Dentistry 419th65th101st79th50th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +440th59th246th115th24th
Energy 665th107th415th183rd47th
Engineering +565th56th295th127th32nd
Environmental Science 593rd123rd379th202nd64th
Mathematics 651st81st289th143rd40th
Medicine +833rd143rd392nd274th84th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 792nd115th391st223rd61st
Physics and Astronomy 672nd92nd331st172nd36th
Psychology 648th64th129th125th33rd
Social Sciences +789th95th267th174th44th
Veterinary 542nd87th136th121st57th

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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