Latest World Rankings place Leicester in the top 10 in England for the impact of its research as measured by citation levels per academic
The QS World Rankings published yesterday (5 September 2011) placed Leicester in 195th position.
The Research Impact scores relate to citations per academic.
|University||QS Citation score per academic|
|University of Cambridge||92.7|
|UCL (University College London)||89.5|
|University of Oxford||82.0|
|Imperial College London||79.6|
|University of Bristol||69.3|
|King's College London (University of London)||68.5|
|University of Leicester||68.4|
|University of Southampton||58.4|
|The University of Sheffield||
Professor Schurer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise said “These scores reflect the international quality and standing of research at the University of Leicester. As a research-intensive institution, which prides itself on the strength of our research and how it translates to the wider world – as well as informing our teaching and training – we are pleased to see that the investments we have made, and will continue to make, place us amongst the very best research-based universities in the country."
The QS World University Rankings is an annual league table of the top 600 universities in the world and is arguably the best-known and respected ranking of its kind. Compiled by the QS Intelligence Unit in close consultation with an international advisory board of leading academics, the QS World University Rankings is widely referenced by prospective and current students, university professionals and governments worldwide.