The ranking, published by the National Taiwan University Ranking (NTU Ranking), analyses eight bibliometric indicators —based on the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) and the Web of Science (WOS)— which evaluate research productivity, impact and excellence.
In 2013 edition, UB advances positions in five out of six fields analysed by the ranking: Agriculture, Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Computing and Technology, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. To be exact, UB is on Top 100 in Agriculture, Clinical Medicine, Life Sciences and Natural Sciences, and it is the top Spanish university in Clinical Medicine, Life Sciences and Natural Sciences.
In the classification by subject, UB also advances positions in Agriculture, Plant and Animal Science, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Chemistry and Mathematics. The subjects in which UB is leader in Spain are Agriculture, Materials Sciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology and Chemistry.
It is important to remember that UB is the only Spanish university on world's Top 100 —it is listed as 90th— in the subject Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health on the latest edition of the ranking developed by the English journal The Times Higher Education (THE).
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