Universidade Federal do PiauiUniversity


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Foundation: 1968

Mission: To promote the elaboration, systematization and socialization of philosophical, scientific, artistic and technological knowledge adequate to contemporary knowledge and social reality, forming resources that contribute to local, regional and national economic, political, social and cultural development.

Vision: To be recognized as a university of excellence in the construction and diffusion of the scientific, technological and artistic knowledge, committed to development socio-economic, in an innovative and sustainable way.


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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 747th134th310th236th61st
Arts and Humanities 544th72nd128th122nd35th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 928th118th393rd272nd58th
Business, Management and Accounting 904th114th336th190th54th
Chemistry 762nd92nd426th204th50th
Computer Science 691st82nd299th153rd42nd
Dentistry 349th37th60th52nd31st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 608th142nd336th213th62nd
Energy 660th100th385th178th45th
Engineering 644th86th317th158th43rd
Environmental Science 696th147th426th237th73rd
Mathematics 739th132nd366th207th55th
Medicine 806th123rd336th234th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 815th85th334th184th50th
Physics and Astronomy 747th101st351st189th44th
Psychology 809th90th167th166th42nd
Social Sciences 735th101st236th168th52nd
Veterinary 519th84th125th117th51st

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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