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Seven universities in Qingdao improve ESI rankings

(chinadaily.com.cn) | 2022-03-16

Seven universities in Qingdao were included on the latest Essential Science Indicators (ESI) list, including China University of Petroleum, Qingdao University, and the Ocean University of China, and all improved their rankings.

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The Ocean University of China in Qingdao [Photo/IC]

ESI is a basic analysis and evaluation tool released by Clarivate Analytics to measure scientific research performance and track scientific development trends. It has become one of the most important indicator tools commonly used to evaluate the international academic level and influence of universities, academic institutions, countries and regions worldwide.

China University of Petroleum was ranked 634th, up eight places from the previous year. Qingdao University raised 16 places to 813th. China's Ocean University rose three positions to 821st. Shandong University of Science and Technology rose 13 positions to the 1,232nd place.

The University of Science and Technology of Qingdao improved by 20 positions to 1,312th. Qingdao Agricultural University improved 25 positions to the 2,427th place. Qingdao University of Technology improved by 61 places to 3,651st.

Shandong University of Science and Technology's Environment and Ecology discipline was included in the top 1 percent on the ESI list.

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An aerial view of Qingdao University [Photo/IC]