Research at the University

The research produced at Unicamp accounts for 7,16% of the national academic production and is structured around 24 teaching and research units and 21 interdisciplinary research centers and nuclei, in addition to having 20 thematic research centers linked to Fapesp programs. and CNPq and dozens of state-of-the-art laboratories equipped for the development of research at the frontier of knowledge. Unicamp has 646 research groups registered in the CNPq database, working in 1.765 research lines, with 348 national and international partner institutions.

The University has 1.758 professors, 91 researchers, 1.007 collaborating researchers and 973 post-docs, in addition to a highly qualified technical staff. 99% of the professors have a doctorate or higher degree, and 124 professors and researchers are CNPq productivity fellows.

Funding for research produced at Unicamp is around R$ 355 million/year, raised from Brazilian funding agencies and other public and private institutions in the country and abroad.

The University's intellectual production increases consistently each year, having surpassed in 2021 the mark of 6.500 publications indexed in refereed specialized journals, 3.133 of which in open access.

In the period 2016-2021, Unicamp produced 33.645 scientific works, 36,8% in international collaboration and 3,3% in collaboration with industry. This production generated more than 325 thousand citations, with an average of 9,7 citations per publication and an impact above the world average. 13,2% of Unicamp's publications are among the top 10% most cited worldwide and 26,9% were published in the top 10% of international journals.

Below are the main institutional tools for managing and measuring research data at the University: