Top global rankings for medical engineering at King’s

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King’s College London has ranked 4th globally for Medical Technologies in the 2021 ShanghaiRanking 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects and 3rd in the United Kingdom for Medical Technology & Bioengineering Education

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King’s College London has ranked 4th globally for Medical Technologies in the 2021 ShanghaiRanking 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects and 3rd in the United Kingdom for Medical Technology & Bioengineering Education in the Complete University Guide.

In the top 5 global rankings, King’s is listed between Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, and comes before University of Oxford which is ranked 5th.

This outstanding ranking reflects the high caliber, internationally recognised research and education delivered by our School. Our School is unique. We are embedded in one of the UK’s most research-active hospitals, providing rare and critical opportunities to our students and researchers. This unique colocation model allows us research and develop the best possible healthcare technologies for optimal benefit. All staff and students in the School contributed directly to this outcome, further emphasising our goal to engineer better health. – Head of School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, Professor Sebastien Ourselin

Following the recent receipt of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize to the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s, the School’s excellence in Education and Research in the field of Medical Technology has once again been recognised by its standings in the recently-released rankings. King’s has been ranked #3 in the UK by the Complete University Guide and #1 in Europe by the Shangai Rankings. These results cement King’s place globally as a provider of the very best education in biomedical engineering and healthcare technology and as centre of excellence in research in this field. I congratulate my colleagues and our students for this well-deserved achievement.– Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Head of Education, Professor Kawal Rhode

Released this week, the Shanghai Ranking includes more than 1,800 universities across 93 countries. The Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) use a range of objective academic indicators and third-party data to measure the performance of world universities in respective subjects, including research output (Q1), research influence (CNCI), international collaboration (IC), research quality (Top), and international academic awards (Award).

Complete University Guide is an independent comprehensive leagues table designed to aid research into suitable universities.

In 2019, the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.

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