Dalhousie University: Rankings

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Dalhousie University ranked 14th in Canada and 249th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 17 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Dalhousie University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 60,245 publications and 2,282,209 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 107 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#249 of 14,160In the World
#113 of 2,624In North America
#14 of 101In Canada
#1 of 9In Nova Scotia
#1 of 5In Halifax
#9 of 1,003For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#36 of 1,043For Bioethics/Medical Ethics
#57 of 1,007For Evolutionary Biology
#623 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#252 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 14 other topics

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Medicine

Dalhousie University ranked 12th for Medicine in Canada and 179th in the World with 22,002 publications made and 903,888 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Surgery, Healthcare Management (MHA), Physical Therapy, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#12 of 70In Canada
#89 of 1,156In North America
#179 of 4,839In the World

Dalhousie University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990215282
1991199419
1992210376
1993234402
1994203430
1995230821
1996257777
1997278782
1998283738
1999328943
20003511230
20013931246
20023411327
20034211841
20044922090
20055282471
20065682750
20076202849
20086242727
20096822725
20107393256
20117843772
20128495404
20139566248
201410705106
201511647760
201612026129
201713597392
201812187262
201913604315
202015106107

Biology

Dalhousie University ranked 14th for Biology in Canada and 250th in the World with 12,074 publications made and 593,262 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Neuroscience, Genetics, Immunology.

RankRanking
#14 of 66In Canada
#112 of 970In North America
#250 of 4,578In the World

Dalhousie University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990166258
1991150254
1992158353
1993179295
1994140322
1995160380
1996183490
1997173603
1998200603
1999219621
2000206904
2001213805
20022331040
20032491053
20042551113
20053211537
20063411475
20073341538
20083531844
20094013327
20104002466
20114211878
20124593075
20134993083
20145122890
20155893549
20165602558
20175662776
20184893125
20195422642
20205703474

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Dalhousie University ranked 15th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and 180th in the World with 9,539 publications made and 285,630 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#15 of 82In Canada
#101 of 1,393In North America
#180 of 5,152In the World

Dalhousie University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907447
19916596
19928356
199310281
199410185
199591136
199699125
1997106347
199891161
1999116351
2000130424
2001149403
2002143435
2003171478
20042081003
20052211126
2006236749
2007280804
2008308899
20093591212
20103651458
20113581445
20124161575
20134711700
20144771414
20154651967
20165002527
20174882047
20184762266
20195522485
20206342884

Environmental Science

Dalhousie University ranked 8th for Environmental Science in Canada and 104th in the World with 8,135 publications made and 430,332 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Oceanography, Environmental Management, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

RankRanking
#8 of 68In Canada
#54 of 857In North America
#104 of 4,129In the World

Dalhousie University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199089159
199171189
199259217
19934495
199458165
199571295
199678298
199789328
199885304
199994314
2000105456
2001126678
2002151843
20031751025
20042121040
20052231310
20062691824
20072751380
20082901656
20093602016
20103282144
20113241971
20123422053
20133801853
20144061933
20153971767
20164171971
20173731875
20183301737
20193782164
20204151861

Psychology

Dalhousie University ranked 12th for Psychology in Canada and 144th in the World with 6,671 publications made and 356,206 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#12 of 66In Canada
#92 of 1,099In North America
#144 of 3,753In the World

Dalhousie University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19906190
19914466
199256125
199348108
199462171
199559510
199685359
1997100375
199891371
1999105449
2000118534
2001121624
2002139746
2003152769
20041461090
2005157751
2006191998
2007200982
20082341218
20092351419
20102371527
20112511310
20122731160
20133302063
20143211673
20153251567
20163562052
20174062398
20182941654
20193321010
20203361266

Engineering

Dalhousie University ranked 19th for Engineering in Canada and 393rd in the World with 6,628 publications made and 191,559 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#19 of 65In Canada
#122 of 846In North America
#393 of 4,716In the World

Dalhousie University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902717
19914554
19923847
19933053
19942451
19953730
19962742
199745158
19986299
1999103258
2000103204
2001114510
2002126489
2003132416
2004184523
2005176544
2006226675
2007236670
2008266754
2009254695
2010247686
2011233733
2012311882
20133541086
20143931264
20153841515
20164431712
20173251350
20183411158
20193491630
20203751280

Chemistry

Dalhousie University ranked 16th for Chemistry in Canada and 367th in the World with 6,618 publications made and 243,449 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#16 of 61In Canada
#116 of 805In North America
#367 of 4,409In the World

Dalhousie University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199080129
19917598
199270122
199373108
199465104
19956568
199664165
199766291
199884229
1999108357
2000104456
2001135675
2002123537
2003123478
2004140543
2005166588
2006171535
2007178614
2008198587
2009222707
2010241996
2011215731
2012230829
20132671023
20143011533
20153241495
20163281348
20172811294
20182571055
20192801488
2020321974

Computer Science

Dalhousie University ranked 17th for Computer Science in Canada and 269th in the World with 5,606 publications made and 218,873 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#17 of 70In Canada
#118 of 967In North America
#269 of 4,494In the World

Dalhousie University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904161
19913223
19924288
19933659
199433135
199540146
199661192
199760161
199863114
199979373
200080228
200187298
2002102352
2003117408
2004149356
2005209567
2006198469
2007184445
2008193896
20092051804
2010182708
2011178455
2012267818
20133031647
2014328987
20152831108
20163071017
20172681090
20182692605
20193142229
20202831830

Physics

Dalhousie University ranked 17th for Physics in Canada and 412th in the World with 5,127 publications made and 151,133 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Biophysics, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#17 of 61In Canada
#124 of 807In North America
#412 of 4,160In the World

Dalhousie University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905461
19915859
19924928
19935558
19944359
19956655
19963530
199743133
19985788
199985180
200079166
200189443
200285260
200399279
200492293
2005116335
2006139404
2007132441
2008153328
2009167371
2010167413
2011159432
2012185576
20132341194
20142331142
20152471298
20163011654
20172451255
20182681199
20192681400
20202931026

Business

Dalhousie University ranked 21st for Business in Canada and 322nd in the World with 2,586 publications made and 76,346 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Occupational Safety and Health, Management Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Management.

RankRanking
#21 of 66In Canada
#148 of 932In North America
#322 of 4,080In the World

Dalhousie University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901412
1991144
19921317
1993113
19942430
19952224
1996135
19971292
19981748
199933315
20003279
20012865
200246196
200340141
200458155
200550120
200684300
200776237
2008102409
2009114211
2010118510
2011113340
2012120420
2013126388
2014147342
2015158423
2016167535
2017162610
20181341471
2019127303
2020165615

Economics

Dalhousie University ranked 19th for Economics in Canada and 307th in the World with 1,456 publications made and 28,447 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#19 of 63In Canada
#135 of 753In North America
#307 of 3,117In the World

Dalhousie University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990123
1991119
1992910
1993217
1994269
1995176
1996218
19971618
19982837
19992236
20002687
20011177
20022565
20032350
20042433
20053551
20063273
200747119
200845125
200968243
20104760
201154119
201249174
201361100
20146998
201581206
201683217
201765246
201847163
201958135
202095161

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Dalhousie University

SpecialityCanadaNorth AmericaWorld Rank
Singing and Vocal Performance1797191
Statistics19117214
Applied Mathematics1181232
Creative Writing19123259
Literature18127269
Performing arts20133293
Fashion Design18127297
Art & Design18129305
Painting and Drawing17106335
Sculpture17106335
Cinematography20129336
Illustration and Concept Art17113348
Mathematics20139350
Music20161371
Photography24179500
Graphic Design24186506
Math Teachers26303702