Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do NorteUniversity


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: Educate, produce and disseminate universal knowledge. Contribute to human development. Commitment to social justice, democracy and citizenship.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.ufrn.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 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 683rd90th251st188th40th
Arts and Humanities 520th55th110th104th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 875th86th344th235th41st
Business, Management and Accounting 802nd71st249th143rd35th
Chemistry 719th65th384th177th34th
Computer Science 605th32nd215th92nd17th
Dentistry 227th21st34th30th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 452nd41st187th98th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 575th45th187th89th21st
Energy 561st43rd293rd115th16th
Engineering 594th52nd268th123rd27th
Environmental Science 608th80th341st167th33rd
Mathematics 587th34th220th95th17th
Medicine 699th49th235th143rd29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 738th58th267th145th36th
Physics and Astronomy 656th51st265th134th17th
Psychology 644th35th91st96th17th
Social Sciences 613th40th139th95th20th
Veterinary 567th104th140th137th63rd

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?

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