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UCSF Rises in US Information World Universities Rankings for 2022

12 Analysis Specialties Rank in Top 10 Worldwide, Together with No. 2 for Neuroscience and Conduct

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Nina Bai

Researcher looks into a microscope

Nina Schultz, PhD, a postdoc within the Division of Neurology, works in a lab within the Sandler Constructing on the UCSF Mission Bay campus. UCSF ranked No. 2 in Neuroscience and Conduct within the 2022 U.S. Information & World Report’s Greatest World Universities rankings. Picture by Susan Merrell

UC San Francisco’s analysis has been ranked among the many top on the planet, in accordance with the most recent U.S. Information & World Report’s Greatest World Universities 2022 rankings.

Within the general rating, UCSF rose to No. 11 among the many world’s top universities, up from fifteenth place final yr. The rankings mirror the establishment’s caliber general, in addition to the affect of its scientific publications – a truth made extra extraordinary as a result of UCSF’s unique give attention to graduate well being sciences and competitors in opposition to a lot bigger establishments with a broader vary of educational fields.

In 12 specialty areas, UCSF ranked within the top 10, together with No. 2 in Neuroscience and Conduct.

“UCSF’s excessive rankings on this yr’s U.S. Information World Universities rankings reaffirm the excellent high quality and far-reaching affect of UCSF’s well being sciences analysis,” mentioned Dan Lowenstein, MD, govt vice chancellor and provost. “Our college and college students proceed to advance our potential to enhance the human situation, even in opposition to the challenges offered by the COVID-19 pandemic, and these international rankings showcase their success.”

Our college and college students proceed to advance our potential to enhance the human situation, even in opposition to the challenges offered by the COVID-19 pandemic, and these international rankings showcase their success.”

Dan Lowenstein, MD, govt vice chancellor and provost

Now of their eighth yr, the Greatest World Universities rankings give attention to faculties’ tutorial analysis and fame general as a substitute of particular undergraduate and graduate packages. These international rankings assist the rising variety of college students exploring worldwide increased training choices to extra precisely examine establishments all over the world.

The 2022 rankings, launched Oct. 26, spotlight UCSF’s strengths throughout 12 well being sciences analysis areas by which the College positioned within the top 10. UCSF ranked second in Neuroscience and Conduct; third in Scientific Drugs; fourth in Biology and Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Oncology; fifth in Microbiology; sixth in Surgical procedure; seventh in Infectious Ailments; eighth in Public, Environmental and Occupational Well being; and tenth in Radiology, Nuclear Drugs and Medical Imaging.

That is the second straight yr that UCSF has ranked second in Neuroscience and Conduct and the eighth straight yr it has maintained its third-place spot in Scientific Drugs. UCSF additionally moved up in a number of specialties, together with to No. 4 in Biology and Biochemistry, and Oncology, each up from sixth place final yr; and to No. 8 in Public, Environmental and Occupational Well being, up from tenth place final yr.

The 2022 rankings are essentially the most complete and aggressive to this point, encompassing 1,750 top establishments throughout 90 international locations, up from 86 international locations final yr. The general rating scores have been calculated primarily based on 13 weighted indicators that included every establishment’s international and regional analysis fame, publication document, extent of worldwide collaborations and affect of its citations. Every of the 43 topic rankings has its personal methodology primarily based on tutorial analysis efficiency and fame in that particular space.

UCSF joins different College of California faculties with excessive general rating, together with UC San Diego (twenty first), UCLA (14th) and UC Berkeley (4th).

UCSF’s 2022 U.S. Information World Universities Rankings

#2 in Neuroscience and Conduct
#3 in Scientific Drugs
#4 in Biology and Biochemistry
#4 in Cell Biology
#4 in Immunology
#4 in Molecular Biology and Genetics
#4 in Oncology
#5 in Microbiology
#6 in Surgical procedure
#7 in Infectious Ailments

#8 in Public, Environmental and Occupational Well being
#10 in Radiology, Nuclear Drugs and Medical Imaging
#14 in Endocrinology and Metabolism
#14 in Pharmacology and Toxicology
#15 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
#16 in Cardiac and Cardiovascular Techniques

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