Trinity’s Life Sciences Ranked in the Top 100 in the World in Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Ranking 2015-2016

Posted on: 29 October 2015

Trinity College Dublin’s Life Sciences has been ranked at 87th in the world in the just published  Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Ranking 2015-2016: Life Sciences top 100.

The THE Subject Rankings in  Life Sciences compares the performance of universities in this subject area under the headings of Teaching, Research, International Outlook, Citations and Industry Income.

Trinity ranks in the top 45 universities in Europe in the THE Subject Ranking in Life Sciences and 1st in Ireland. Additionally it has been ranked 8th in the world (and 8th in Europe) in Life Sciences  in terms of International Outlook,  while in research impact (citations), it  has been ranked at 32nd in the world and 12th in Europe.

This latest news reinforces the message of Trinity's Life Sciences world class performance and reputation, already shown earlier this year in its placement at 48th in the world for Biological Sciences in the QS Subject Rankings 2015.

Welcoming the announcement Trinity Dean of Research, Professor John Boland said: “We are delighted that Trinity College Dublin continues to be recognised globally as Ireland’s premier university, competing at the highest international standards.  At the heart of the university is its teaching  and the high scores for subjects areas such as  Life Sciences are a real testament of the quality of a Trinity education for our students and the leading-edge research being conducted in this field.”

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