Ranking results reflect UQ impact

18 Jul 2018

The University of Queensland has ranked first in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering in global subject rankings released today.

UQ is the only Australian university to achieve a number-one spot, with three subjects in the top 10, in the ShanghaiRanking.

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj said UQ ranked third in the world in Hospitality and Tourism Management and seventh in Biotechnology.

In medical sciences, UQ has ranked number 12 for nursing and 18th for public health, while the University’s natural sciences programs also has two subjects in the top 20 – Ecology and Geography.

The ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 ranks 4000 universities across 54 subjects, on indicators including research productivity and quality, the extent of international collaborations, and academic recognition.

Professor Høj said UQ ranked in 48 of the 54 subject areas, and was in the top 100 in the world for 36 subjects.

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