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.

Vision: Information not localized

History: portais.ufma.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 +586th98th288th190th48th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 895th159th451st311th81st
Chemistry 780th88th442nd221st41st
Computer Science 777th114th372nd188th55th
Dentistry 326th49th73rd61st42nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 533rd131st336th193rd69th
Energy 650th101st400th177th42nd
Engineering 609th94th339th166th52nd
Environmental Science 555th91st342nd167th42nd
Mathematics 726th134th363rd200th59th
Medicine +809th125th370th253rd74th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 803rd120th401st228th65th
Physics and Astronomy 674th94th333rd174th37th
Social Sciences +845th141st317th223rd67th
Veterinary 511th76th123rd109th49th

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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