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Date: August 13, 2019
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UP Outranks Harvard, Stanford, Oxford In Health Research Citations

UP – The University of the Philippines (UP) bested Harvard University, University of Oxford, and Stanford University in the rankings for health research citations.

The University of the Philippines is one of the top schools in the country. Most of the graduates from that school became leaders such as Reynato Puno, ex-president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and former vice president Jejomar Binay among others.

In a previous article, Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University ranked UP as the fourth best university in Southeast Asia.  

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Based on a report from Inquirer, UP outranked the Oxford University, University of Stanford and Harvard University in the latest rankings for health research citation.

The prestigious school garnered a score of 98.8 in this year’s THE World University Rankings and placed 7th in terms of clinical and preclinical health research citation.

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According to the report, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development explained UP’s scores in health research citation.

“Indicate the number of times a research has been cited in other research outputs.”

“The score serves as an indicator of the impact or influence of a research project which other researchers use as reference from which they can build on succeeding breakthroughs or innovations,” it added.

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Based on the report, UP beat the other prime universities such as the Stanford University which placed 19th, Harvard University which placed 37th, Oxford University which placed 17th, and the University of Cambridge which placed 30th.

Tokyo Metropolitan University topped the rankings followed by Auckland University and Metropolitan Autonomous University.

Meanwhile, the prestigious school in the Philippines ranked in the 126th-150th spot in the overall rankings in the field of dentistry, medicine, and other health subjects.

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