Medicine Enters Top 50 - National Taiwan University Ranking 2020

Monash University rose four places to 48 in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking 2020, in the field of Medicine research.

In the subjects within the field of Medicine, Monash jumped 7 places in Clinical Medicine (from 51st to 44th) and 2 places in Psychiatry and Psychology (81st to 79th).

In Life Sciences subjects, Monash climbed 2 places in Immunology (22nd to 20th) as well as in Neuroscience and Behavioral (60th to 58th).

The results are a subset of Monash University’s best ranking performance to date, and reinforce Monash's global reputation as a research-intensive institution.

Over the last decade, Monash University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has consistently ranked amongst the top in the world for Medicine and Life Sciences, with the NTU result further solidifying the Faculty’s position as world-leaders in research, translation, clinical trials and education.

Earlier this year the QS World Rankings by Subject placed Monash number 31 in the world for Medicine and number 14 for Nursing.

Professor Christina Mitchell, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, said that “The NTU Rankings mirror the continuous commitment of our world class researchers to improve health outcomes.”

The rankings measure universities’ performance in science research, based on published scientific papers. The result solidifies Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences’ consistent position in the top 100 of the global rankings.

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Monash is the only Australian member of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres, a network of international organisations committed to improving global health through research collaboration.