Maynooth University: Rankings

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Maynooth University ranked 7th in Ireland and 980th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 56 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Maynooth University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 8,566 publications and 208,931 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 42 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#980 of 14,134 In the World
#365 of 2,788 In Europe
#7 of 32 In Ireland
#1 of 2 In Maynooth
#147 of 1,005 For Architectural Engineering
#266 of 1,005 For Gender Studies
#273 of 1,001 For Data Science
#1407 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#926 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 53 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Maynooth University ranked 7th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Ireland and 656th in the World with 2,326 publications made and 26,170 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Law, Demography, History.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 25 In Ireland
#247 of 1,148 In Europe
#656 of 5,074 In the World

Maynooth University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 4 1
1998 16 7
1999 9 15
2000 11 13
2001 17 29
2002 21 15
2003 23 17
2004 28 30
2005 32 34
2006 30 24
2007 34 65
2008 50 56
2009 85 52
2010 82 59
2011 103 73
2012 111 387
2013 142 195
2014 151 522
2015 156 264
2016 181 269
2017 169 201
2018 170 333
2019 185 291
2020 231 658
2021 277 838

Computer Science

Maynooth University ranked 7th for Computer Science in Ireland and 698th in the World with 1,414 publications made and 50,629 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Cognitive Science, Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 19 In Ireland
#280 of 1,053 In Europe
#698 of 4,394 In the World

Maynooth University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 8
1997 0 0
1998 4 7
1999 3 50
2000 15 42
2001 14 22
2002 30 33
2003 31 23
2004 35 144
2005 60 208
2006 67 159
2007 59 256
2008 61 118
2009 96 192
2010 71 174
2011 81 168
2012 84 495
2013 84 744
2014 81 903
2015 95 367
2016 89 360
2017 62 235
2018 46 83
2019 54 143
2020 85 186
2021 104 96

Engineering

Maynooth University ranked 9th for Engineering in Ireland and 1202nd in the World with 1,242 publications made and 33,849 citations received. Main research topics: Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering, Materials Science, Computer Networking.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 20 In Ireland
#397 of 1,125 In Europe
#1202 of 4,626 In the World

Maynooth University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1995 2 43
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 8 12
1999 1 5
2000 9 51
2001 12 47
2002 10 28
2003 24 36
2004 33 86
2005 53 157
2006 61 76
2007 56 273
2008 73 95
2009 87 208
2010 77 222
2011 72 150
2012 92 224
2013 69 103
2014 72 431
2015 67 137
2016 97 176
2017 41 128
2018 49 220
2019 50 198
2020 70 137
2021 54 62
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Architectural Engineering 2 67 147
Computer Networking 5 124 432
Marine Engineering 5 151 490
Aerospace Engineering 2 164 501
Human-Computer Interaction 7 248 531
Telecommunications 6 202 584
Automation and Control engineering 2 166 585
Transportation Engineering 4 232 663
Electronic Engineering 7 211 680
Computer Engineering 7 230 731
Remote Sensing 6 306 820
Optical Engineering 9 322 835
Materials Science 10 563 2072

Biology

Maynooth University ranked 9th for Biology in Ireland and 1159th in the World with 1,137 publications made and 56,960 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 19 In Ireland
#369 of 943 In Europe
#1159 of 4,497 In the World

Maynooth University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 4 18
1998 12 39
1999 15 156
2000 21 78
2001 21 95
2002 24 103
2003 24 90
2004 33 154
2005 37 131
2006 39 195
2007 47 255
2008 30 172
2009 44 184
2010 60 233
2011 77 355
2012 58 294
2013 50 409
2014 55 270
2015 61 747
2016 66 258
2017 66 356
2018 69 428
2019 68 276
2020 69 392
2021 85 380
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Entomology 1 89 223
Evolutionary Biology 4 150 381
Astrobiology 2 166 402
Microbiology 7 205 576
Immunology 7 236 680
Virology 4 226 745
Genetics 7 286 801
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 8 323 850
Neuroscience 7 313 858
Molecular Biology 8 290 929
Biochemistry 9 346 1092
Botany 5 358 1221
Oncology and Cancer research 10 410 1503

Physics

Maynooth University ranked 9th for Physics in Ireland and 1389th in the World with 966 publications made and 34,347 citations received. Main research topics: Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 17 In Ireland
#424 of 970 In Europe
#1389 of 4,083 In the World

Maynooth University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 1
1996 2 0
1997 1 0
1998 21 9
1999 25 101
2000 23 50
2001 13 28
2002 23 63
2003 30 75
2004 37 54
2005 43 71
2006 58 103
2007 53 141
2008 49 76
2009 54 187
2010 85 286
2011 42 271
2012 45 158
2013 47 202
2014 55 544
2015 29 171
2016 40 116
2017 30 53
2018 45 226
2019 37 153
2020 41 121
2021 28 45
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Astrobiology 2 166 402
Theoretical Physics 3 198 442
Quantum and Particle physics 3 241 568
Astrophysics and Astronomy 6 237 645
Optical Engineering 9 322 835
Materials Science 10 563 2072

Medicine

Maynooth University ranked 9th for Medicine in Ireland and 1358th in the World with 879 publications made and 30,060 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Clinical Psychology, Health Science, Public Health, Oncology and Cancer research.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 19 In Ireland
#408 of 1,019 In Europe
#1358 of 4,740 In the World

Maynooth University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 1
1997 4 17
1998 7 21
1999 9 34
2000 18 61
2001 24 78
2002 11 45
2003 12 46
2004 17 55
2005 16 26
2006 12 18
2007 28 173
2008 26 114
2009 26 131
2010 32 120
2011 42 209
2012 30 112
2013 36 194
2014 39 115
2015 37 352
2016 58 120
2017 46 279
2018 48 217
2019 63 295
2020 95 586
2021 140 915
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Immunology 7 236 680
Virology 4 226 745
Occupational Therapy 8 301 826
Social Work 8 255 845
Psychiatry 7 308 931
Clinical Psychology 7 305 982
Gerontology 8 301 1012
Healthcare Management (MHA) 11 366 1067
Public Health 11 398 1313
Health Science 9 413 1450
Oncology and Cancer research 10 410 1503

Psychology

Maynooth University ranked 8th for Psychology in Ireland and 738th in the World with 825 publications made and 24,990 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Cognitive Science, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 13 In Ireland
#268 of 833 In Europe
#738 of 3,654 In the World

Maynooth University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1998 4 7
1999 0 0
2000 8 43
2001 9 22
2002 13 23
2003 8 16
2004 12 58
2005 21 79
2006 18 65
2007 21 63
2008 25 69
2009 33 120
2010 41 158
2011 39 114
2012 46 189
2013 52 605
2014 57 110
2015 38 143
2016 64 114
2017 50 226
2018 43 116
2019 57 162
2020 70 235
2021 95 156
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Cognitive Science 3 167 393
Sexology 5 134 476
Child Psychology 5 235 651
Social Psychology 7 261 763
Education Majors 8 237 781
Special Education 7 274 781
Occupational Therapy 8 301 826
Social Work 8 255 845
Neuroscience 7 313 858
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 7 335 864
Psychiatry 7 308 931
Clinical Psychology 7 305 982

Business

Maynooth University ranked 8th for Business in Ireland and 891st in the World with 685 publications made and 12,971 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Finance, Project Management.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 15 In Ireland
#347 of 1,014 In Europe
#891 of 4,004 In the World

Maynooth University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 1
1998 4 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 8 15
2002 2 3
2003 8 6
2004 9 21
2005 14 16
2006 17 12
2007 12 17
2008 14 11
2009 37 50
2010 30 29
2011 21 38
2012 57 283
2013 44 65
2014 37 348
2015 56 187
2016 65 66
2017 36 110
2018 40 119
2019 50 213
2020 58 62
2021 62 81
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Entrepreneurship 2 124 272
Real Estate 4 137 442
Public Policy / Administration 8 200 576
Investment Banking and Stock trading 5 270 732
Management Information Systems 9 321 774
Finance 6 291 785
Human Resource Management 8 349 917
Entertainment Industry Business 8 331 917
Project Management 11 395 995
Marketing 9 460 1381

Environmental Science

Maynooth University ranked 7th for Environmental Science in Ireland and 1214th in the World with 637 publications made and 21,776 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Environmental Management, Ecology, Geology.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 15 In Ireland
#407 of 933 In Europe
#1214 of 4,025 In the World

Maynooth University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 5 3
1999 3 1
2000 6 20
2001 6 19
2002 7 6
2003 10 19
2004 7 32
2005 12 9
2006 15 46
2007 14 31
2008 17 20
2009 22 30
2010 31 104
2011 38 209
2012 46 339
2013 20 115
2014 22 127
2015 50 293
2016 35 203
2017 44 508
2018 36 247
2019 43 394
2020 68 195
2021 77 427
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Urban and Regional planning 4 192 433
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 5 221 571
Geography and Cartography 5 252 694
Earth science and Geophysics 5 331 999
Oceanography 7 334 1028
Environmental Management 6 370 1045
Ecology 7 416 1312
Geology 7 458 1632

Economics

Maynooth University ranked 8th for Economics in Ireland and 749th in the World with 525 publications made and 7,915 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 11 In Ireland
#294 of 790 In Europe
#749 of 3,039 In the World

Maynooth University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 6 4
1999 3 0
2000 1 0
2001 7 2
2002 6 22
2003 7 4
2004 10 10
2005 13 35
2006 14 4
2007 24 23
2008 14 16
2009 24 21
2010 29 44
2011 23 21
2012 44 274
2013 36 41
2014 31 71
2015 28 28
2016 31 56
2017 25 53
2018 34 25
2019 23 40
2020 48 36
2021 42 41
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Political Economy 7 164 402
Development Studies 7 224 676
Investment Banking and Stock trading 5 270 732
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 317 752
Finance 6 291 785
International Relations and Diplomacy 7 278 814

Mathematics

Maynooth University ranked 7th for Mathematics in Ireland and 798th in the World with 514 publications made and 11,356 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Statistics.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 12 In Ireland
#295 of 816 In Europe
#798 of 3,376 In the World

Maynooth University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 2 0
1999 1 0
2000 2 2
2001 8 16
2002 5 19
2003 10 2
2004 6 3
2005 25 100
2006 34 60
2007 32 179
2008 19 27
2009 27 55
2010 26 67
2011 28 54
2012 40 59
2013 34 40
2014 33 66
2015 19 51
2016 24 32
2017 30 46
2018 24 58
2019 24 19
2020 28 15
2021 30 15
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 180 525
Applied Mathematics 2 259 651
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 317 752
Math Teachers 6 207 758
Statistics 5 309 830

Art & Design

Maynooth University ranked 7th for Art & Design in Ireland and 701st in the World with 426 publications made and 4,678 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Literature, Multimedia, Art History, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 13 In Ireland
#290 of 722 In Europe
#701 of 2,699 In the World

Maynooth University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 1 0
1998 1 0
1999 1 48
2000 0 0
2001 2 1
2002 8 10
2003 8 1
2004 5 18
2005 8 1
2006 11 27
2007 8 9
2008 11 4
2009 23 26
2010 26 14
2011 16 19
2012 24 26
2013 29 71
2014 36 21
2015 42 29
2016 25 15
2017 24 27
2018 27 9
2019 16 20
2020 28 30
2021 43 8
Speciality Ireland rank Europe rank World rank
Aesthetics 4 143 395
Computer Graphics 3 172 478
Creative Writing 7 195 506
Art History 5 193 509
Game Design and Development 4 227 528
Performing arts 7 211 557
Literature 6 195 566
Singing and Vocal Performance 6 203 583
Fashion Design 6 241 634
Cinematography 6 246 639
Photography 5 289 768
UX/UI Desgin 8 347 802
Multimedia 9 319 837
Graphic Design 8 340 882
Entertainment Industry Business 8 331 917

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Maynooth University

Speciality Ireland Europe World Rank
Inorganic Chemistry 7 345 1135
Chemistry 10 533 1907