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Research and Innovation	
  
University College Dublin

2016
Research Themes
at UCD Dublin
ICT
Culture,
Economy

& Society
Agri-Food
Energy Environment
Health
A research paper
by UCD Prof

Des Higgins is
named in the
Top 10 most
highly cited
publications of
all time
Source Nature
About UCD Dublin
Ireland’s Global University
€1.3bn
Annual economic
output generated by
UCD and its students
in Ireland
Source UCD Delivering Impact Report 2015
The Largest

University in Ireland
655

Research
Funded Staff
1,520

Academic

Staff
Source About UCD http://www.ucd.ie/
a...
The Largest

University in Ireland
1,546

PhD

Students
8,652

Graduate
Students
Source About UCD http://www.ucd.ie/
about...
Produces	
  
22%

of Ireland’s PhD

Graduates per year
The Largest

University in Ireland
Source HEA website
Global Ranking
TOP 1%

of Higher Education

Institutions

Worldwide
Source Times Higher Education Rankings 2016
Source QS Worldwide University Rankings

http://www.topuniversities.com/qs-world-university-rankings
73rd 

in Europe
176t...
Research
Awards
Research Awards
€1.08bn
in new awards since 2005
Source RMS Grants
Research Awards
€93.7m
in new externally funded
research awards for 2015/16
Source RMS Grants
Research Awards
2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Irish State European Commission
Other Irish & International Busine...
Science Foundation Ireland
European Commission
Enterprise Ireland
Irish Research Councils
Department of Agriculture,
Food ...
Publications Summary
Publications
421 books

from 2013-2016
Source RMS Profiles
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
3,247
3,0092,9722,9662,8982,969
2,725
2,585
2,255
1,888
Number of Public...
Source Elsevier SciVal
0
0.6
1.2
1.8
2.4
Univ
Coll
Cork
Uni
Coll
Dublin
Trinity
Coll
Dublin
Queens
Uni
Belfast
Uni
Edinbur...
UCD Areas of Strength
Top 1% in 19 fields
1. Clinical Medicine	
  
2. Physics	
  
3. Chemistry	
  
4. Molecular Biology & ...
Source QS Worldwide University Rankings by subject 2017
https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2017
1. English	
...
1st in Irelandfor 40 out of 43 subject areas offered
Source QS Worldwide University Rankings by subject 2017
https://www.t...
Source Thomson Reuters InCites™, 20011-2015 data among
institutions publishing at scale (Min 500 papers)
#1
UCD is the #1 ...
Collaboration Summary
Collaboration
UCD collaborates with	
  
158

countries
Source Thomson Reuters InCites https://incites.thomsonreuters.com/#...
Collaboration on
Publications
Source Elsevier SciVal 2011-2015
Europe	
  
1,432
Middle East	
  
123
Asia Pacific	
  
521
A...
Collaboration
Trinity College Dublin Ireland 887
Imperial College London UK 781
Universite Paris Saclay France 762
CNRS Fr...
Innovation
Summary
Innovation Summary
250+
Industry
partnerships
16

UCD Spin-out
companies
2012-16
Innovation
Source UCD Innovation
http://www.ucd.ie/innovatio...
Innovation
287

Inventions
Disclosed
2012-16
105

Patents

Filed

2012-16
Source UCD Innovation
http://www.ucd.ie/innovati...
Innovation
23

Patents

Granted	
  
2012-16
95

Licence Agreements
Concluded	
  
2012-16
Source UCD Innovation
http://www....
Research

and Innovation
www.
Click below to find out more
www.ucd.ie/researchandinnovation
www.twitter.com/UCD_Research
w...
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2016 Research at UCD Dublin

  1. 1. Research and Innovation   University College Dublin
 2016
  2. 2. Research Themes at UCD Dublin
  3. 3. ICT Culture, Economy
 & Society Agri-Food Energy Environment Health
  4. 4. A research paper by UCD Prof
 Des Higgins is named in the Top 10 most highly cited publications of all time Source Nature
  5. 5. About UCD Dublin Ireland’s Global University
  6. 6. €1.3bn
Annual economic output generated by UCD and its students in Ireland Source UCD Delivering Impact Report 2015
  7. 7. The Largest
 University in Ireland 655
 Research Funded Staff 1,520
 Academic
 Staff Source About UCD http://www.ucd.ie/ about-ucd/about/ucdbynumbers/ Source RMS
  8. 8. The Largest
 University in Ireland 1,546
 PhD
 Students 8,652
 Graduate Students Source About UCD http://www.ucd.ie/ about-ucd/about/ucdbynumbers/ Source About UCD http://www.ucd.ie/ about-ucd/about/ucdbynumbers/
  9. 9. Produces   22%
 of Ireland’s PhD
 Graduates per year The Largest
 University in Ireland Source HEA website
  10. 10. Global Ranking
  11. 11. TOP 1%
 of Higher Education
 Institutions
 Worldwide Source Times Higher Education Rankings 2016
  12. 12. Source QS Worldwide University Rankings
 http://www.topuniversities.com/qs-world-university-rankings 73rd 
 in Europe 176th 
 in the World
  13. 13. Research Awards
  14. 14. Research Awards €1.08bn
in new awards since 2005 Source RMS Grants
  15. 15. Research Awards €93.7m
in new externally funded research awards for 2015/16 Source RMS Grants
  16. 16. Research Awards 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Irish State European Commission Other Irish & International Business €81.2m €121.2m €112.2m Source RMS Grants €119m €93.7m
  17. 17. Science Foundation Ireland European Commission Enterprise Ireland Irish Research Councils Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Irish Foundations Health Research Board International Foundations Irish Business Others €42.9m €16.7m €21.3m €24.1m €24.9m €35.2m €37.2m €47.3m €88.3m €164.6m Funding Sources
 in the last 5 years Source RMS Grants
  18. 18. Publications Summary
  19. 19. Publications 421 books
 from 2013-2016 Source RMS Profiles
  20. 20. 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 3,247 3,0092,9722,9662,8982,969 2,725 2,585 2,255 1,888 Number of Publications
 in Scopus Source Elsevier SciVal
  21. 21. Source Elsevier SciVal 0 0.6 1.2 1.8 2.4 Univ Coll Cork Uni Coll Dublin Trinity Coll Dublin Queens Uni Belfast Uni Edinburgh Uni Oxford 2.31 2.15 1.751.71.65 1.48 Publication Impact 2012-16 World Average
  22. 22. UCD Areas of Strength Top 1% in 19 fields 1. Clinical Medicine   2. Physics   3. Chemistry   4. Molecular Biology & Genetics   5. Biology & Biochemistry   6. Agricultural Sciences   7. Neuroscience & Behavior   8. Computer Science   9. Plant & Animal Science   10.Environment/Ecology   Source Essential Science Indicators https://esi.incites.thomsonreuters.com/IndicatorsAction.action 11. Immunology 12.Engineering   13. Social Sciences, General   14. Geosciences   15. Pharmacology & Toxicology   16.Microbiology   17. Psychiatry/Psychology   18.Economics & Business   19. Materials Science
  23. 23. Source QS Worldwide University Rankings by subject 2017 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2017 1. English   2. Nursing   3. Veterinary Science   4. Geography   5. Archaeology   6. Development Studies   7. History   Top 100
 in the world UCD has 13 subjects in the top 100 8. Law   9. Modern Languages   10.Politics & International Studies   11. Philosophy   12. Sports-related Subjects   13. Agriculture & Forestry
  24. 24. 1st in Irelandfor 40 out of 43 subject areas offered Source QS Worldwide University Rankings by subject 2017 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2017 1. Arts & Humanities*   2. Engineering & Technology   3. Life Sciences & Medicine   4. Natural Sciences   5. Social Sciences & Management UCD is # 1 in Ireland for each of the five major subject groupings *World top 100
  25. 25. Source Thomson Reuters InCites™, 20011-2015 data among institutions publishing at scale (Min 500 papers) #1
UCD is the #1 University Globally on citations per paper in the area of Agricultural Science
  26. 26. Collaboration Summary
  27. 27. Collaboration UCD collaborates with   158
 countries Source Thomson Reuters InCites https://incites.thomsonreuters.com/#/ reports/dbr_7002/collaborations
  28. 28. Collaboration on Publications Source Elsevier SciVal 2011-2015 Europe   1,432 Middle East   123 Asia Pacific   521 Africa   74 South America   66 North America   532
  29. 29. Collaboration Trinity College Dublin Ireland 887 Imperial College London UK 781 Universite Paris Saclay France 762 CNRS France 750 Alikhanov Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics Russian Federation 695 Moscow State University Russian Federation 616 University of Manchester UK 610 Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas Brazil 606 Institute for High Energy Physics Russian Federation 604 Top 10 Collaborating Institutions 2011-15
 By number of
 co-authored publications Source Elsevier SciVal 2011-2015
  30. 30. Innovation Summary Innovation Summary
  31. 31. 250+
Industry partnerships 16
 UCD Spin-out companies 2012-16 Innovation Source UCD Innovation http://www.ucd.ie/innovation/aboutus/ucdinnovationimpacts/
  32. 32. Innovation 287
 Inventions Disclosed 2012-16 105
 Patents
 Filed
 2012-16 Source UCD Innovation http://www.ucd.ie/innovation/aboutus/ucdinnovationimpacts/
  33. 33. Innovation 23
 Patents
 Granted   2012-16 95
 Licence Agreements Concluded   2012-16 Source UCD Innovation http://www.ucd.ie/innovation/aboutus/ucdinnovationimpacts/
  34. 34. Research
 and Innovation www. Click below to find out more www.ucd.ie/researchandinnovation www.twitter.com/UCD_Research www.slideshare.net/UCDResearch www.twitter.com/UCDInnovation

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