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UESTC Advanced into Top 400 of ARWU for the First Time

published: 2016-08-19 15:56:00       hits: 

The 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was officially released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy on August 15, presenting the world Top 500 research universities, and UESTC advanced into Top 500 of ARWU for the first time, ranking 301st to 400th. In this list, there are 54 universities from China, including 41 mainland universities and UESTC ranks 19th to 31st.

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ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE), QS World University Rankings and U.S.News & World Report – Best Global Universities Rankings have been recognized 4 authorities global university rankings. ARWU adopts six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, the number of Highly Cited Researchers, the number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, the number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index – Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), and per capita performance.

 
In this list, UESTC’s scores and rankings in each indicators are displayed as follows: the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals (0 score, no breakthroughs), the number of Highly Cited Researchers (14.5 scores, parallel 208th), the number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science (1.5 scores, parallel 484th), the number of articles indexed in SCIE and SSCI (36.2 scores, parallel 269th) and per capita performance (15.4 scores, parallel 459th).
 

After Engineering Science of UESTC entering the Top 1‰ in ESI, UESTC ranks among Top 400 of ARWU for the first time, which indicates that UESTC has made remarkable breakthroughs in discipline construction, talent cultivation, scientific research, teaching staff and internationalization, establishing the solid foundation for the development goal of building world-class universities and top disciplines.

 

 

 

Related link: http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2016.html

 

Translator: Liao Dongyang