University of Oulu among the best 500 in Shanghai Ranking
The University of Oulu is ranked between 401-500 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The ranking is the same as in 2021. This year, a thousand of the world's best universities were ranked.
The indicators used in the comparison include the number of scientific publications, the number of researchers most cited, the number of publications in Nature and Science, and the Nobel and Fields awards received by alumni and staff.
Worth noting in the ranking of the University of Oulu is the development of the number of scientific publications, the development trend of which has been consistently rising. Metrics that have improved from last year are the number of scientific publications (PUB) and the per capita performance (PCP). The number of highly cited researchers (HighlyCited) and the number of publications in the Nature and Science series have decreased slightly.
Computer Science & Engineering, Mining & Mineral Engineering and Education rose in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
In this year's ranking of academic subjects, a total of 19 academic subjects at the University of Oulu are ranked among the 500 best universities in the world. Among the fields of science, the best performers were:
- Telecommunication Engineering (2022: 51-75, 2021: 46)
- Mining & Mineral Engineering (51-75, 76-100)
- Education (51-75, 76-100)
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering (76-100, 76-100)
- Computer Science & Engineering (101-150, 151-200)
- Hospitality & Tourism Management (101-150, 101-150)
- Dentistry & Oral Sciences (151-200, 101-150)
- Geography (201-300, 201-300)
Among the fields of science, Computer Science & Engineering, Mining & Mineral Engineering and Education improved their ranking from last year.
This year, more than 5,000 universities and 54 research fields participated in Shanghai Ranking by Academic Subjects. At the University of Oulu, there are a total of 37 academic subjects that qualify for the comparison. The comparison is based on a sector-specific analysis of the universities' scientific publications and the references they collect, as well as international awards granted to the university's personnel.