Research at Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin is one of the world's leading research-intensive universities, with a holistic outlook encompassing all major academic disciplines, and is committed to world-class research activities in key areas across science, engineering, social sciences, humanities, medicine and the arts. Trinity's excellent reputation for teaching and research of the highest quality puts the university at the forefront of higher education in Ireland and internationally.
- Ranked 44th in the world in terms of citations - Times Higher Education Ranking of world Universities 2011
- 63rd in the world and 10th in Europe based on research performance alone - Leiden world University Ranking 2011
- Ranked in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in 17 fields (an increase of almost 150% from 2004) - Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators
- 65th in the world and 21st in Europe across all indicators - QS world University Ranking 2011
Trinity's research has expanded considerably in recent years with the development of research institutes and centres. Research institutes provide a platform for fostering the intellectual drive that the university wishes to encourage. Emerging as a world leader in specific disciplines, Trinity College Dublin is focused on becomming a world reference point in a number of research thematic areas such as Nanoscience, Immunology and Infection, Neuroscience, Cancer, Digital Humanities, International Integration and Sustainable Environment to name but a few.
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