Shimane University: Rankings

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Shimane University ranked 75th in Japan, 1192nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 29 research topics. Shimane University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 11,344 publications and 201,322 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1192 of 14,131 In the World
#301 of 5,830 In Asia
#75 of 719 In Japan
#284 of 1,015 For Petrology and Geochemistry
#420 of 1,021 For Ophthalmology
#426 of 1,019 For Paleontology
#2386 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1883 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 26 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Medicine

Shimane University ranked 76th for Medicine in Japan and 850th in the World with 3,268 publications made and 55,942 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Surgery, Pathology, Immunology.

Rank Ranking
#76 of 348 In Japan
#244 of 1,964 In Asia
#850 of 4,739 In the World

Shimane University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 1
1992 0 0
1993 4 1
1994 3 0
1995 1 1
1996 6 1
1997 8 18
1998 14 12
1999 19 20
2000 10 15
2001 7 9
2002 9 6
2003 21 128
2004 92 203
2005 118 210
2006 104 250
2007 135 195
2008 110 240
2009 107 217
2010 123 384
2011 153 245
2012 189 417
2013 137 231
2014 159 290
2015 202 352
2016 171 354
2017 201 400
2018 222 386
2019 245 336
2020 295 296
2021 375 145
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Ophthalmology 57 137 420
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 66 158 464
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 73 193 546
Radiation Therapy 68 182 552
Oncology and Cancer research 66 194 580
Pathology 77 189 580
Plastic Surgery 56 200 599
Optometry 51 177 655
Surgery 72 225 662
Forensic Science 17 181 664
Dermatology 75 218 666
Sonography and Ultrasound 61 215 685
Cardiology 77 208 693
Immunology 72 207 696
Urology 79 247 703
Anatomy and Physiology 81 186 706
Pharmacy 69 237 738
Respiratory Therapy 68 221 767
Neurosurgery 77 285 770
Pediatrics 62 231 808
Anesthesiology 81 282 809
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 40 187 816
Dentistry 62 286 850
Orthodontics 79 294 879
Epidemiology 68 255 888
Pharmacology 89 355 921
Psychiatry 43 180 926
Physical Therapy 61 230 962
Critical Care Nursing 72 281 974
Medical Physics 76 291 975
Family medicine 58 298 1132
Health Science 65 275 1165
Public Health 68 439 1572

Biology

Shimane University ranked 70th for Biology in Japan and 875th in the World with 3,021 publications made and 71,755 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Botany, Molecular Biology, Immunology.

Rank Ranking
#70 of 302 In Japan
#275 of 1,987 In Asia
#875 of 4,496 In the World

Shimane University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 14
1992 11 2
1993 14 5
1994 23 30
1995 26 12
1996 30 23
1997 37 32
1998 38 57
1999 35 65
2000 38 58
2001 32 45
2002 46 87
2003 53 100
2004 111 277
2005 116 281
2006 107 249
2007 108 238
2008 129 436
2009 122 284
2010 130 420
2011 135 221
2012 144 420
2013 148 319
2014 117 270
2015 148 365
2016 139 312
2017 144 345
2018 132 263
2019 165 229
2020 160 200
2021 205 107
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Paleontology 16 53 426
Horticulture 22 151 442
Agricultural Science 16 143 527
Oncology and Cancer research 66 194 580
Botany 40 186 622
Molecular Biology 81 206 624
Biochemistry 59 167 633
Immunology 72 207 696
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 24 131 697
Neuroscience 69 162 707
Forestry 27 170 752
Entomology 46 173 794
Animal Science 37 217 796
Genetics 65 228 803
Evolutionary Biology 49 202 920
Pharmacology 89 355 921
Biophysics 101 323 971
Zoology 63 245 1020
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 66 344 1043
Microbiology 83 359 1057
Nutrition and Food Science 52 440 1099

Chemistry

Shimane University ranked 65th for Chemistry in Japan and 956th in the World with 2,746 publications made and 53,031 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#65 of 300 In Japan
#352 of 2,014 In Asia
#956 of 4,317 In the World

Shimane University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 31 21
1992 17 3
1993 21 6
1994 22 7
1995 19 14
1996 40 33
1997 43 68
1998 66 54
1999 69 77
2000 65 77
2001 68 55
2002 70 78
2003 107 120
2004 99 166
2005 119 230
2006 119 311
2007 103 155
2008 105 192
2009 96 230
2010 128 250
2011 113 171
2012 100 144
2013 106 196
2014 112 151
2015 100 198
2016 125 153
2017 136 210
2018 98 84
2019 101 61
2020 112 78
2021 103 26
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 14 43 284
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 26 127 515
Biochemistry 59 167 633
Environmental Chemistry 24 204 730
Pharmacy 69 237 738
Radiochemistry 52 459 895
Inorganic Chemistry 63 362 896
Materials Science 71 424 1012
Nutrition and Food Science 52 440 1099
Organic Chemistry 97 436 1103
Chemical Engineering 96 744 1521

Engineering

Shimane University ranked 78th for Engineering in Japan and 1224th in the World with 2,135 publications made and 27,373 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#78 of 278 In Japan
#481 of 2,117 In Asia
#1224 of 4,624 In the World

Shimane University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 6
1992 9 10
1993 8 7
1994 10 1
1995 11 6
1996 33 17
1997 33 73
1998 49 20
1999 55 54
2000 62 58
2001 63 46
2002 54 37
2003 87 50
2004 66 58
2005 89 63
2006 93 167
2007 78 118
2008 79 86
2009 88 161
2010 95 84
2011 81 50
2012 76 80
2013 92 103
2014 91 90
2015 84 110
2016 107 125
2017 120 107
2018 99 79
2019 93 41
2020 91 57
2021 81 16

Physics

Shimane University ranked 77th for Physics in Japan and 1151st in the World with 1,871 publications made and 22,213 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

Rank Ranking
#77 of 274 In Japan
#442 of 1,879 In Asia
#1151 of 4,082 In the World

Shimane University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 7
1992 5 0
1993 2 0
1994 9 1
1995 8 3
1996 28 11
1997 23 25
1998 39 15
1999 53 50
2000 53 52
2001 57 26
2002 47 28
2003 72 48
2004 64 73
2005 64 57
2006 81 153
2007 59 58
2008 53 77
2009 61 72
2010 76 73
2011 64 43
2012 64 64
2013 76 95
2014 79 77
2015 78 112
2016 116 152
2017 108 175
2018 95 63
2019 82 67
2020 100 82
2021 75 14
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Condensed Matter Physics 54 180 620
Theoretical Physics 59 310 963
Biophysics 101 323 971
Medical Physics 76 291 975
Applied/Engineering Physics 66 348 992
Materials Science 71 424 1012
Quantum and Particle physics 69 334 1029
Atomic and Molecular physics 88 314 1033
Optical Engineering 89 382 1109

Environmental Science

Shimane University ranked 27th for Environmental Science in Japan and 865th in the World with 1,548 publications made and 29,121 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Petrology and Geochemistry, Agricultural Science, Ecology, Oceanography.

Rank Ranking
#27 of 200 In Japan
#215 of 1,655 In Asia
#865 of 4,023 In the World

Shimane University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 6
1992 14 13
1993 18 11
1994 18 16
1995 19 5
1996 26 6
1997 26 76
1998 23 11
1999 23 34
2000 36 101
2001 30 19
2002 26 22
2003 42 49
2004 36 49
2005 46 96
2006 75 161
2007 54 95
2008 56 51
2009 65 184
2010 64 77
2011 54 38
2012 68 152
2013 78 106
2014 70 62
2015 55 56
2016 62 166
2017 65 138
2018 67 147
2019 84 101
2020 71 78
2021 77 40

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Shimane University

Speciality Japan Asia World Rank
Computer Graphics 46 151 538
Agricultural Economics 21 208 666
Applied Mathematics 27 257 859
Statistics 25 231 945
Demography 46 248 1064
Photography 61 308 1168
Computer Vision 102 601 1382
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 89 597 1480
Computer Science 82 526 1509
Psychology 72 332 1568
Mathematics 46 545 1634
Art & Design 70 507 1860
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 62 490 1946
Economics 61 759 2295
Business 73 977 2770