University of the West Indies, St. Augustine CampusUniversity

Trinidad and Tobago

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Foundation: 1960

Mission: To advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transformation of the Caribbean and the wider world.

Vision: To be an excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean.


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 AmericaLANICTrinidad and Tobago
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3353rd220th6th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3833rd136th5th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 2125th106th4th1st
Chemistry 4078th205th6th1st
Computer Science 3308th133rd2nd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3076th191st4th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1871st94th4th1st
Energy 2418th70th1st1st
Engineering +2771st93rd1st1st
Environmental Science 3066th127th3rd1st
Medicine +4120th213th5th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2741st121st3rd1st
Social Sciences +2289th113th2nd1st
Veterinary 530th49th2nd1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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