Skip to main content »

Trinity College Dublin


Communications Office

Language Switcher

Gaeilge (Baile)

Today's date: July 26, 2014

Trinity Excels in Leiden Rankings at 48th Place in the World

News feed for Trinity College Dublin.

Apr 30, 2013

Trinity College Dublin has been ranked in 48th place in the world and 9th in Europe in the recently published CWTS Leiden Ranking 2013. This is a marked increase of 15 places from 63rd place in the world last year. 

Commenting on this achievement, Trinity Provost, Dr Patrick Prendergast said: “These rankings confirm Trinity’s position as Ireland’s premier university, competing at the highest international level. They highlight the excellent performance of Trinity researchers which puts Trinity in the top tier of world universities”.


In the 2013 Leiden Rankings, Trinity was ranked: 

• 36th in the world and 8th in Europe in Biomedical and Health Sciences

• 48th in the world and 10th in Europe in Natural Sciences and Engineering

• 73rd in the world and 14th in Europe in Mathematics and Computer Science


The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2013 measures the scientific performance of 500 major universities worldwide. Using a sophisticated set of bibliometric indicators, the ranking aims to provide highly accurate measurements of the scientific impact of universities and of universities’ involvement in scientific collaboration. The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2013 is based on Web of Science indexed publications from the period 2008–2011. 


News

Symposium on ‘A World of Vision: Preventing Blindness’

Apr 30, 2013

Irish People Slow to go to Hospital with Heart Attack Symptoms

Apr 30, 2013

Deputy Prime of Poland Addresses TCD’s Policy Institute

Apr 30, 2013

Dublin Gig-Arts Event at the Lir Featured Second Level Pupils & their Art

Apr 26, 2013

€3.8 million Funding Award for Dopamine Neuron Research in Brain-Centred Illnesses

Apr 26, 2013

Violence Against Women Focus of Tweedy Lecture

Apr 26, 2013

Nine Trinity Students Presented with Government of Ireland International Scholarships

Apr 25, 2013

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Dr Edward McParland Elected Pro-Chancellors of the University

Apr 24, 2013

Knowing What We Know Symposium on Competencies, Careers, Education and Society

Apr 23, 2013

Trinity College Scoops Awards at Student Media Awards

Apr 23, 2013

Trinity EngAGE Hosted University of Third Age (U3A) Open Forum

Apr 19, 2013

‘Metabolism and Metabolic Diseases’ - Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute Annual Symposium

Apr 18, 2013

TCD Neuroscientist Awarded Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship

Apr 17, 2013

Student Project that Tackles Food Waste Problem Wins Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award

Apr 17, 2013

Trinity College Dublin Library And Five Major UK Libraries Poised to Capture the Digital Universe

Apr 16, 2013

CRANN Researchers Discover New Method to test Safety of Nanomaterials

Apr 15, 2013

Trinity Forges Strong Links with China

Apr 11, 2013

Noam Chomsky Delivers Inaugural Front Line Defenders’ Lecture

Apr 09, 2013

Trinity College Dublin Awarded ‘Green Flag’ for Environment

Apr 09, 2013

20 years of The Trinity Access Programmes

Apr 05, 2013

European Research Council Awards €2.5 million to Trinity Nanoscience Researcher

Apr 04, 2013

Trinity College Dublin and Church of Ireland College of Education Joint Statement

Apr 02, 2013

Back to full news listing.

Back to top.

| sharon.campbell@tcd.ie | Last updated: April 30, 2013