University of the Philippines Beats Harvard and Oxford in Health Research Citations

It has reached seventh place after getting a score of 98.8 at the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • University of the Philippines (UP) is one of the universities that is used as a citation regarding clinical and preclinical health research
  • This year, UP has outranked other universities like Harvard and Oxford to place 7th place in the health research category
  • UP overall has reached 126th to 150th place in the overall ranking.

With every research, references and citations are needed. These ensure the credibility of each research material and that it matches what have been discovered already. Numerous publications and universities have been used for this, and among them is the University of the Philippines.

Seal of the University of the Philippines

The University of the Philippines, or UP, is a state university in the Philippines which has campuses all over the country. It is still considered as the country’s top university numerous alumni of it being able to excel in the fields that they choose.

This year, in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, UP has outranked other universities around the world like Hardvard and Oxford for being most cited in the health research category.

From a report published by The Inquirer, it was in terms of clinical and preclinical health research citations that they have placed seventh, with an overall score of 98.8. The score indicates the number of times a research was cited in other research papers, as was noted by the Philippine Council of Health Research and Development.

UP outranks Oxford and Harvard in the THE World University Ranking.

In the ranking, University of Oxford placed in 17th place, Stanford University in 19th, and University of Cambridge placed in 30th. Harvard University is placed in 37th. Tokyo Metropolitan University takes the top spot with a score of 100, closely followed by the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand.

For the overall ranking, UP is ranked from between 126th to 150th if medicine, dentistry, and other medical fields are to be looked into.


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