Sechenov University moves up in THE Impact Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE), which provides some of the most reliable and respected university rankings in the world, published the results of its new Impact Rankings 2021: Good Health and Well-Being on 21 April 2021. Sechenov University has been placed 27th with the score of 85.9. This result is the best among 56 Russian universities represented in the list.

Sechenov University has improved its position greatly. In 2019, when the Good Health and Well-Being Impact Rankings were first published, Sechenov ranked 84th with 72.7 points.

The 2021 list includes 871 universities from 88 countries or regions, with Japan having the most entries (64 institutions), followed by Russia with 56 universities. Many of the entries from Russia have been part of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100, including RUDN University, ITMO University, St Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI), Kazan Federal University, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Samara University, Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, and South Ural State University.

The THE Good Health and Well-Being Rankings assess universities against the UN Sustainable Development Goals, using carefully selected indicators for research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching. The seventeen UN Sustainable Development Goals include: no poverty; zero hunger; good health and well-being; quality education; gender equality; clean water and sanitation; affordable and clean energy; decent work and economic growth; industry, innovation, and infrastructure; reduced inequalities; sustainable cities and communities; responsible consumption and production; climate action; life below water; life on land; peace, justice, and strong institutions; partnerships for the goals.

The THE Good Health and Well-Being Rankings 2021 focus on how universities around the world have been performing research on diseases, supporting healthcare professionals, and caring about the health and well-being of students and staff. The methodology of the THE Good Health and Well-Being Rankings 2021 is based on the following indicators: research on health and well-being (27%), proportion of health graduates (34.6%), and collaborations and health services (38.4%).

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