Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte: Rankings

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The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 21st in Brazil, 850th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 58 research topics. The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 25,091 publications and 244,568 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#850 of 14,131 In the World
#37 of 1,756 In Latin America
#21 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 2 In Natal
#232 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#256 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
#300 of 1,049 For Nursing
#2456 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1070 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 55 other topics

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Medicine

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 21st for Medicine in Brazil and 788th in the World with 4,593 publications made and 53,452 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Health Science, Nursing, Public Health, Pathology.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 120 In Brazil
#30 of 334 In Latin America
#788 of 4,739 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 1
1994 3 1
1995 4 1
1996 4 3
1997 6 5
1998 1 0
1999 5 4
2000 11 64
2001 19 58
2002 23 51
2003 30 47
2004 38 80
2005 45 74
2006 47 68
2007 82 201
2008 88 126
2009 110 181
2010 163 254
2011 172 237
2012 229 364
2013 206 356
2014 304 368
2015 300 632
2016 409 575
2017 333 498
2018 320 431
2019 367 398
2020 596 391
2021 665 1303
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Nursing 13 13 300
Gerontology 13 16 310
Occupational Therapy 9 10 341
Dentistry 25 28 350
Veterinary 31 46 371
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 18 25 391
Sports / Exercise science 16 17 391
Sports Medicine 10 11 440
Family medicine 13 16 445
Physical Therapy 14 14 479
Orthodontics 24 27 497
Epidemiology 17 25 498
Dermatology 15 25 510
Respiratory Therapy 14 19 521
Health Science 14 18 563
Pediatrics 19 29 567
Healthcare Management (MHA) 16 23 605
Audiology 14 16 607
Public Health 19 28 608
Pathology 13 18 609
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 16 32 640
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 18 26 692
Cosmetology 19 28 732
Virology 23 40 737
Psychiatry 19 26 775
Toxicology 35 50 781
Ophthalmology 13 28 783
Surgery 22 34 790
Anatomy and Physiology 25 37 812
Cardiology 19 33 820
Clinical Psychology 15 20 822
Optometry 11 25 832
Critical Care Nursing 19 38 833
Neurosurgery 16 32 835
Social Work 19 31 837
Radiation Therapy 18 29 852
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 24 43 854
Medical Physics 19 29 884
Pharmacology 26 37 884
Immunology 24 45 887
Anesthesiology 26 39 927
Urology 33 57 948
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 25 43 987
Oncology and Cancer research 19 35 1071

Biology

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 25th for Biology in Brazil and 940th in the World with 3,186 publications made and 63,362 citations received. Main research topics: Zoology, Neuroscience, Botany, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 112 In Brazil
#43 of 320 In Latin America
#940 of 4,496 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 1 0
1993 4 1
1994 4 1
1995 3 4
1996 5 4
1997 4 6
1998 6 14
1999 13 27
2000 17 80
2001 25 54
2002 22 59
2003 23 75
2004 33 62
2005 50 181
2006 44 125
2007 63 160
2008 80 140
2009 79 265
2010 133 396
2011 121 306
2012 151 343
2013 163 418
2014 217 561
2015 199 734
2016 230 598
2017 231 563
2018 245 464
2019 274 450
2020 367 425
2021 361 176
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 12 19 232
Animal Science 23 34 354
Zoology 21 36 423
Neuroscience 9 13 507
Paleontology 14 29 519
Forestry 37 66 527
Nutrition and Food Science 23 42 528
Evolutionary Biology 15 27 570
Horticulture 42 75 613
Entomology 26 43 635
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 16 32 640
Virology 23 40 737
Botany 31 60 765
Toxicology 35 50 781
Biotechnology 30 54 796
Agricultural Science 40 69 852
Microbiology 25 49 855
Pharmacology 26 37 884
Immunology 24 45 887
Biochemistry 18 37 952
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 22 36 1046
Oncology and Cancer research 19 35 1071
Genetics 22 46 1084
Molecular Biology 26 54 1179
Nanotechnology 18 37 1332

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 22nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil and 761st in the World with 2,893 publications made and 20,019 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 120 In Brazil
#36 of 367 In Latin America
#761 of 5,073 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
1997 2 1
1998 3 10
1999 9 7
2000 7 2
2001 7 4
2002 14 18
2003 9 27
2004 15 10
2005 21 29
2006 22 38
2007 37 72
2008 30 33
2009 73 88
2010 84 61
2011 90 54
2012 124 126
2013 132 258
2014 148 216
2015 167 134
2016 246 206
2017 236 286
2018 274 170
2019 295 139
2020 410 187
2021 429 372
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Philosophy 27 39 384
Sports / Exercise science 16 17 391
Special Education 15 16 504
Library and Information science 22 36 514
Public Policy / Administration 23 34 580
Urban and Regional planning 13 23 593
Publishing 13 23 593
Sociology 24 38 631
Demography 19 31 645
Education Majors 25 39 717
Art History 32 46 718
Early Childhood Education 15 21 725
Journalism and Digital Media 18 25 756
Aesthetics 26 36 809
Social Work 19 31 837
Occupational Safety and Health 22 30 850
Human Rights Law 40 86 860
Political Science 27 59 900
Media Studies 27 39 914
Gender Studies 30 54 937
Linguistics 30 44 950
Archaeology 26 77 974
Communications and Public Relations 19 32 1057
Broadcast Journalism 31 56 1063
History 24 47 1123

Engineering

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 16th for Engineering in Brazil and 1115th in the World with 2,817 publications made and 33,053 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 97 In Brazil
#29 of 286 In Latin America
#1115 of 4,624 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 1 0
1993 5 0
1994 1 7
1995 4 1
1996 5 1
1997 4 2
1998 22 7
1999 18 10
2000 21 25
2001 29 38
2002 26 15
2003 37 54
2004 42 25
2005 66 122
2006 62 92
2007 54 91
2008 63 52
2009 82 91
2010 96 179
2011 101 110
2012 125 133
2013 117 204
2014 161 280
2015 159 333
2016 188 289
2017 214 401
2018 274 397
2019 241 390
2020 284 363
2021 292 131

Chemistry

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 17th for Chemistry in Brazil and 988th in the World with 2,806 publications made and 49,488 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Biochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#17 of 101 In Brazil
#30 of 269 In Latin America
#988 of 4,317 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 4 1
1993 6 2
1994 2 1
1995 7 5
1996 6 7
1997 7 6
1998 18 15
1999 29 20
2000 41 71
2001 43 67
2002 40 40
2003 50 64
2004 55 65
2005 75 122
2006 55 94
2007 60 166
2008 67 93
2009 65 346
2010 85 268
2011 93 175
2012 107 154
2013 114 303
2014 154 395
2015 139 455
2016 172 369
2017 200 486
2018 244 463
2019 237 429
2020 295 390
2021 300 158
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 13 17 445
Radiochemistry 13 20 490
Nutrition and Food Science 23 42 528
Biochemical Engineering 12 24 647
Chemical Engineering 11 16 689
Inorganic Chemistry 10 20 726
Physical chemistry 13 30 796
Environmental Chemistry 22 41 904
Biochemistry 18 37 952
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 12 29 958
Materials Science 14 24 1019
Organic Chemistry 19 38 1050
Nanotechnology 18 37 1332

Physics

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 14th for Physics in Brazil and 952nd in the World with 2,723 publications made and 42,991 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 88 In Brazil
#26 of 227 In Latin America
#952 of 4,082 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 3 20
1993 6 0
1994 7 9
1995 4 1
1996 25 20
1997 11 6
1998 32 12
1999 36 38
2000 46 63
2001 45 45
2002 39 44
2003 59 63
2004 58 71
2005 58 85
2006 61 90
2007 46 81
2008 60 81
2009 73 102
2010 80 106
2011 89 137
2012 95 99
2013 112 384
2014 147 342
2015 145 536
2016 157 421
2017 201 449
2018 240 525
2019 237 463
2020 253 331
2021 253 166
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 5 11 302
Theoretical Physics 15 28 456
Quantum and Particle physics 13 26 538
Condensed Matter Physics 13 20 573
Applied/Engineering Physics 11 16 841
Acoustical Engineering 9 15 883
Medical Physics 19 29 884
Materials Science 14 24 1019
Atomic and Molecular physics 22 52 1124
Optical Engineering 15 36 1247
Nanotechnology 18 37 1332

Environmental Science

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 24th for Environmental Science in Brazil and 646th in the World with 2,515 publications made and 35,371 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Geology, Environmental Management, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 108 In Brazil
#40 of 325 In Latin America
#646 of 4,023 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 3
1992 2 1
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 4 1
1996 9 11
1997 5 8
1998 9 20
1999 10 16
2000 22 36
2001 15 19
2002 16 22
2003 21 43
2004 14 38
2005 29 43
2006 40 80
2007 38 65
2008 47 81
2009 57 121
2010 110 278
2011 103 114
2012 124 226
2013 152 288
2014 155 263
2015 187 407
2016 216 294
2017 182 379
2018 175 227
2019 196 274
2020 261 477
2021 293 139

Computer Science

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 15th for Computer Science in Brazil and 991st in the World with 1,585 publications made and 22,794 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Library and Information science.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 95 In Brazil
#23 of 266 In Latin America
#991 of 4,392 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 2 1
1998 3 4
1999 2 13
2000 2 0
2001 5 11
2002 10 9
2003 2 0
2004 12 12
2005 15 24
2006 39 32
2007 26 35
2008 37 23
2009 56 97
2010 64 141
2011 55 129
2012 81 126
2013 88 203
2014 99 346
2015 120 300
2016 123 195
2017 116 352
2018 132 206
2019 146 232
2020 180 176
2021 170 97
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Software Engineering 11 12 393
Neuroscience 9 13 507
Library and Information science 22 36 514
Game Design and Development 11 14 625
Machine Learning 12 19 782
Human-Computer Interaction 16 25 804
Computer Engineering 13 16 830
Robotics 10 19 849
Multimedia 15 23 872
Database Administration 13 18 881
UX/UI Desgin 18 32 885
Information Technology 15 26 887
Data Science 21 29 921
Telecommunications 13 26 928
Cognitive Science 16 27 928
Computer Networking 18 24 1002
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 22 36 1046
Blockchain and Cryptography 20 29 1070
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 16 25 1113
Management Information Systems 34 52 1292
Computer Vision 19 34 1379

Psychology

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 15th for Psychology in Brazil and 759th in the World with 1,274 publications made and 20,302 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Education Majors, Social Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Child Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 100 In Brazil
#21 of 264 In Latin America
#759 of 3,654 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 3 2
1998 1 10
1999 5 8
2000 3 5
2001 6 1
2002 4 2
2003 9 10
2004 10 10
2005 8 4
2006 14 36
2007 27 78
2008 36 45
2009 41 113
2010 57 149
2011 50 69
2012 49 174
2013 86 222
2014 83 179
2015 87 266
2016 124 206
2017 84 226
2018 89 138
2019 109 100
2020 133 121
2021 154 85
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Occupational Therapy 9 10 341
Special Education 15 16 504
Neuroscience 9 13 507
Education Majors 25 39 717
Sexology 27 39 772
Psychiatry 19 26 775
Child Psychology 20 28 805
Clinical Psychology 15 20 822
Social Work 19 31 837
Cognitive Science 16 27 928
Social Psychology 22 35 957

Art & Design

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte ranked 24th for Art & Design in Brazil and 953rd in the World with 403 publications made and 1,183 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Architecture, Multimedia, Aesthetics, Art History.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 76 In Brazil
#37 of 171 In Latin America
#953 of 2,700 In the World

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 2 0
2002 3 3
2003 1 0
2004 7 6
2005 8 4
2006 11 9
2007 7 3
2008 11 6
2009 17 4
2010 14 2
2011 11 7
2012 21 2
2013 20 8
2014 23 7
2015 26 8
2016 34 4
2017 40 13
2018 38 14
2019 38 12
2020 39 3
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Cinematography 21 28 510
Architecture 10 18 550
Creative Writing 22 31 616
Game Design and Development 11 14 625
Performing arts 27 52 637
Art History 32 46 718
Entertainment Industry Business 25 36 731
Music 17 25 745
Aesthetics 26 36 809
Fashion Design 23 29 846
Multimedia 15 23 872
UX/UI Desgin 18 32 885
Interior Design 11 21 892
Photography 23 39 894
Painting and Drawing 30 51 906
Sculpture 30 51 906
Illustration and Concept Art 30 52 953
Landscape Architecture 24 51 1104

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Speciality Brazil Latin America World Rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 4 7 453
Statistics 18 27 733
Real Estate 15 23 792
Management 22 34 868
Project Management 19 28 887
Human Resource Management 18 27 890
Advertising 16 24 961
Applied Mathematics 21 45 1161
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 20 49 1246
Mathematics 22 38 1257
Business 25 41 1269
Math Teachers 26 53 1380
Marketing 20 32 1404
Economics 36 89 2034