MOSCOW, September 17. /TASS/. Tyumen State University is now on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject (THE) list in Physical Sciences, in the 801-1000 interval group, reported the press service of the university on Friday.
"Entry into the subject ranking demonstrates Tyumen State University's achieved level of scientific research in relevant areas of knowledge, concerning, in particular, the study of the environment and climate, aerosols and heat and mass transfer processes, properties of new chemical compounds, characteristics of reserves of ore and nonmetallic minerals in Western Siberia," the press service quoted rector of Tyumen State University Ivan Romanchuk as saying.
According to the ranking methodology, Physical Sciences direction includes, in addition to physics and astronomy, also mathematics and statistics, chemistry, geology, earth sciences, environmental sciences and oceanology. A total of 1227 universities were included in the list. Russia is represented by 48 universities, Tyumen State University is ranked 23-31 among them.
"The first pilot carbon testing ground in Russia, which the university set up, the entry of Tyumen State University into global research networks in the field of Arctic studies and global changes will provide further opportunities for our researchers, graduates and students to be at the very most forefront of science," said First Vice-Rector Andrei Tolstikov.
Earlier this year, Tyumen State University was also included in the overall global ranking of the best universities in the world, THE World University Rankings.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject is a global university subject ranking published annually by Times Higher Education. The rating was compiled on the basis of an assessment of metrics grouped in five key areas: education (27.5%), research (27.5%), citations (35%), international integration (7.5%) and industry income (2, 5%). In order to enter the subject ranking, it is necessary to overcome the threshold for the number of publications (at least 500 publications in Physical Sciences over the past 5 years), as well as the threshold for the number of scientific and pedagogical employees (at least 5% or 50 employees in the subject area of Physical Sciences).