La universidad española y la investigación en Web of Science sobre los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible 2017-2021

  1. Repiso, Rafael 1
  2. Segado, Francisco 2
  3. Gómez-García, Salvador 3
  1. 1 Universidad de Málaga

    Universidad de Málaga

    Málaga, España


  2. 2 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

  3. 3 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España


Revista española de documentación científica

ISSN: 0210-0614 1988-4621

Year of publication: 2023

Volume: 46

Issue: 2

Type: Article

DOI: 10.3989/REDC.2023.2.1980 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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This article analyzes the scientific production in Web of Science of Spanish universities in relation to the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN (N=51319). These goals aim to ensure the future of humanity on our planet. Such an ambitious proposal has generated around it a wide scientific production by universities. The analysis of the scientific contribution to these goals and, specifically, to the area of Education allows us to determine the impact of Spanish universities in this process, the viability of Clarivate Analytics’ InCites to discriminate between international and national production and the representation of production through a new type of graph: “Quipu Diagram”, which will allow us to identify overlaps in similar goals. In this way, it can be seen that the Spanish universities that lead the scientific production indicators also lead in their contribution to the SDGs.

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