Universidade Federal do MaranhaoUniversity


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Foundation: 1966

Mission: The mission of the Federal University of Maranhão is generate, expand, disseminate and preserve ideas and knowledge in the various fields of knowledge, to propose solutions aimed at intellectual, human and socio-cultural development, well as to the improvement of the quality of life of the human being in general and situated as a dynamic centre of development local, regional and national, acting through processes integrated teaching, research and extension, in exploitation of human and regional potential, and in citizen and professional training, based on humanistic, critical, reflexive, investigative, ethical and socially responsible.

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History: portais.ufma.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 728th120th292nd221st53rd
Arts and Humanities 512th49th105th98th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 978th155th439th312th81st
Chemistry 761st91st425th203rd49th
Computer Science 655th55th263rd124th27th
Dentistry 388th45th71st60th39th
Energy 708th128th427th208th57th
Engineering 650th91st323rd163rd47th
Environmental Science 627th95th360th183rd45th
Mathematics 735th129th362nd204th53rd
Medicine 763rd87th295th194th49th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 824th87th342nd189th51st
Physics and Astronomy 748th102nd352nd190th45th
Social Sciences 749th111th250th181st58th
Veterinary 478th68th109th101st39th

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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