Best Animal Science and Veterinary Universities in Finland 2023

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best universities in the discipline of Animal Science and Veterinary relies os data derived from various data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for devising the citation-based metrics were collected on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes (Discipline H-index) of all ranking scientist's affiliated with a given institution. D-index includes exclusively papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.
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The scope of our Animal Science and Veterinary research’s best universities ranking is a reliable lineup of leading scholars from the discipline of Animal Science and Veterinary , based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists determined from a variety of bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Animal Science and Veterinary, as many as 40040 scholars were examined.

What is D-index acceptance threshold for Animal Science and Veterinary
The D-index threshold for accepting a scholar to be examined is established at 20 if the majority of of their publications are in the field of Animal Science and Veterinary. The inclusion factors for researchers to be considered into the ranking of top researchers are based on the D-index, ratio of the publications made within the specific discipline as well as the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for including top scholars is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of scholars estimated for each scientific field whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading researchers are added into the list. We expect a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.

Additional verification practices
Since our leading aim is to make sure that only actual researchers are mentioned in our ranking we are aware that numbers are never supposed to be a full means to quantify the work of scientists. Because of that we manually verify every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Although it’s not a factor contributing to a researcher’s position in the ranking, the quantity of documents published in prominent journals and conference proceedings should be a valuable secondary implication of their contribution to research in a specific area of science. Position in the ranking is established using each scientist’s D-index with the help of data collected from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most credible and well-known bibliometric databases of this kind open to the scientific community. A detailed overview of our research procedures can be found on our methodology page.

Our mission
Our objective is to motivate scholars, businessmen and administrative bodies worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to give an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in various countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Animal Science and Veterinary
With 4 scientific affiliations Finland ranks in spot 24 in the world.

As far as institutions are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of top scientists in Finland is University of Helsinki with 7 scientists affiliated with it being listed in Animal Science and Veterinary ranking. It is followed by University of Oulu with 3 scholars and University of Jyväskylä with 2 scientists.

The most prominent scholars in the area of Animal Science and Veterinary in Finland are associated with Natural Resources Institute Finland, University of Helsinki, University of Jyväskylä, University of Oulu, University of Turku, Technopolis (Finland), MTT Agrifood Research. University of Helsinki is highlighted as the best university in the Finland in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking scholars at 201. Ranking second is University of Oulu with a total D-index of 77. The third spot is taken by University of Jyväskylä with a total D-index of 60.

The average total D-index for the top 5% universities is 91 in comparison to an average of 91 for all 4 institutions included in our ranking.

The average number of publications in the field of Animal Science and Veterinary by scientists affiliated with the top 10% of scholars in the ranking is 318 against an average of 318 for all 4 universities.

The average number of citations of researchers affiliated with the top 5% universities is 10106 against an average of 10106 for all 4 universities.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
74 World 1 National Scholars 7 888 Σ D-index 201
152 World 2 National Scholars 3 178 Σ D-index 77
186 World 3 National Scholars 2 159 Σ D-index 60
331 World 4 National Scholars 1 48 Σ D-index 26

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