Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph
by December 6th 2021.
This ranking lists all top researchers from the Animal Science and Veterinary discipline and
affiliated with University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna.
There are a total of 16 researchers included with 5 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists
in University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna is 383 with a mean value for
the h-index of 23.94. The total sum of
publications for top scientists in University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna is 1,201 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 75.06.
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien or Vetmeduni) is a public university in Vienna, Austria. It was established in 1765 by Empress Maria Theresa as the K. and K. Horse Curing and Operation School. It is regarded as the oldest and the only veterinary academic educational and research facility in the nation. Moreover, Vetmeduni is the third-oldest institution of its kind globally.
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Key Statistics
Vetmeduni is organized into five academic departments. These include the Department for Pathobiology, the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the Department for Animals and Veterinary Public Health, and the Department/Hospital for Companion Animals and Horses. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in population genetics, animal breeding, biochemistry, and pathobiology.
It has a student population of more than 2,450. The university also employs approximately 1,550 academic and administrative staff members across its 15-hectare campus. Known as the Floridsdorf campus, it houses more than 40 buildings and facilities, such as an animal hospital and administrative and service units.
Other University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna key statistics and facilities include a printing shop, transport services, maintenance and repair shops, interactive classrooms, and a university library network, which provides access to more than 300 electronic books from Wageningen Academic Publishers.
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Research
Vetmeduni is one of the top research institutions in Austria. It focuses on studies that tackle animal health, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and societal changes, such as food security, climate change, and urbanization. The university receives grants and fellowships from various sources, including the Austrian Science Fund, the Austria WirtschaftsService, and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency. As of 2020, the university has produced 1,002 scientific publications, 662 of which are in peer-reviewed journals.
The top three University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna research fields are biology, virology, and medicine. Researchers from the university have also attended global research conferences and symposiums, such as WebSci: Web Science and VDA: Visualization and Data Analysis.
Its most cited research work is Hoffmann et al.’s (2020) “SARS-CoV-2 cell entry depends on ACE2 and TMPRSS2 and is blocked by a clinically proven protease inhibitor,” which was published in Cell and has 10,563 citations to date. Vetmeduni’s second most popular research work is Bousquet et al.’s (2012) “Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA): Achievements in 10 years and future needs,” which was published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and has been cited 7,736 times so far.
Meanwhile, its third most popular research work is Richards et al.’s (2010) “Genome sequence of the pea aphid acyrthosiphon pisum.” This article, which talks about the whole genome sequence of a basal hemimetabolous insect and the ability of aphids in the study of virus vectoring, symbiosis, and insect-plant interactions, was published in Plos Biology and has so far been cited 1,658 times by students and research professionals worldwide.
In addition, there are also three University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna research centers and institutes in its premises. These are the VetFarm, the Wolf Science Center in Lower Austria, and the Institute of Wildlife Ecology.
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna,
Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record
of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic
community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.
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