UBC Research Ranks in Global Top 10 in Multiple Subjects

In The Center for World University Ranking’s 2017 subject rankings, UBC was ranked in the top 10 in the world in 16 different subjects.

The CWUR rankings, based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals, reinforce UBC’s position as top-40 global research university, with only 36 other universities in the world having more subjects ranked in the top 10.

UBC’s top 10 subject areas are as follows:

  • Forestry (World Rank: 3)
  • Geography (World Rank: 3)
  • Transportation Science & Technology (World Rank: 3)
  • Sport Sciences (World Rank: 4)
  • Telecommunications (World Rank: 4)
  • Ecology (World Rank: 5)
  • Education, Scientific Disciplines (World Rank: 5)
  • International Relations (World Rank: 6)
  • Imaging Science & Photographic Technology (World Rank: 7)
  • Biodiversity Conservation (World Rank: 8)
  • Evolutionary Biology (World Rank: 8)
  • Transportation (World Rank: 8)
  • Fisheries (World Rank: 9)
  • Urban Studies (World Rank: 9)
  • Computer Science, Software Engineering (World Rank: 10)
  • Physiology (World Rank: 10)