University of New England

University of New England

Environmental Sciences Ranking

United States Established: 1939 Scholars: 1
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

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 Environmental Sciences discipline and affiliated with University of New England. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in University of New England is 33 with a mean value for the h-index of 33.00. The total sum of publications for top scientists in University of New England is 79 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 79.00.


University of New England

University of New England (UNE) is a private research university located in Portland, Maine. Its origin dates back to the foundation of the Westbrook Seminary in 1831. The university was officially established by a merger between St. Francis College and the New England Foundation in 1978. UNE is the largest educator of healthcare professionals and the largest private university in Maine.

University of New England Key Statistics

The university is organized into five colleges, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Dental Medicine, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, and the Westbrook College of Health Professions. It offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, online, and professional degrees.

UNE has a population of 13,743 students, including 2,582 undergraduates, 3,095 postgraduates, and 1,850 doctoral students. It employs 275 full-time and 298 part-time academic staff and 704 administrative staff. It has a 13:1 student-faculty ratio. The university has three campuses, located in Biddeford, Portland, and Tangier.

Other University of New England key statistics include its library system, which is composed of two libraries, located on the Biddeford and Portland campuses. These libraries house a collection of over 1.5 million book titles, 160,000 journal titles, 60,000 film titles, and 160 research databases.

University of New England Research

UNE is classified as an R2 University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which indicates that the institution engages in ‘high research activity.’ It receives funding from various agencies including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

The university's top three research fields are medicine, biology, and psychology. Its researchers have published in publications like The Lancet, bioRxiv, and Nature Climate Change. Its researchers had been invited to attend and/or present papers at international conferences such as the American Thoracic Society International Conference, Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing, and Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications.

The most cited publication from University of New England research is Liu et al.’s (2005) “Selecting thresholds of occurrence in the prediction of species distributions,” published in Ecography, with a total of 2,512 citations to date. The second most cited paper is Knetsch and Sinden’s (1984) “Willingness to pay and compensation demanded: Experimental evidence of an unexpected disparity in measures of value,” published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. It has received a total of 1,483 citations. The university’s third most cited paper is Boulton et al.’s (1998) “The functional significance of the hyporheic zone in streams and rivers,” published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. It has been cited by papers, articles, and other publications around 1,376 times so far.

Its research centers and institutes include the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Functions, the Center for Excellence in Aging and Health, the Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education, and the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences.
4947 World 2059 National Timothy E. Ford

Timothy E. Ford

University of New England, United States
H-index 33 Citations 5,296 79

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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