April 23, 2024
An aerial view of the UC San Diego campus. Picture courtesy of UCSD.

UC San Diego has the very best variety of influential voices within the College of California system and ranks seventh amongst universities worldwide.

That is in line with Clarivate’s 2023 Extremely Cited Researchers (HCR) record, which incorporates 71 UCSD researchers in disciplines starting from neuroscience to economics.

Chancellor Pradeep Ok. Khosla referred to as the listings “prestigious honors highlighting the broad influence and affect of UC San Diego within the international analysis neighborhood.”

“Our world-renowned school and researchers are advancing human information, and their groundbreaking, multidisciplinary analysis addresses a lot of society’s most urgent challenges,” he stated. “These scholarly achievements display that UC San Diego is a powerhouse public analysis establishment and a confirmed chief in world-changing analysis.” 

The UC system, which incorporates 9 different campuses, is as soon as once more the international chief for influential researchers, together with 317 school and scientists named among the many prime 1% of their respective fields.  

UC San Diego was the one establishment within the UC system in within the prime 10 – although San Francisco got here shut. Three others have been listed among the many prime 50 international establishments acknowledged by Clarivate: 

  • UC San Francisco, No. 11 (58 researchers on the record) 
  • UC Berkeley, No. 15 (52) 
  • UCLA, No. 20 (45)

When Clarivate began the record in 2014,  fewer than 30 UCSD scientists and college have been included. This yr’s rating marks a acquire from final yr, when the campus ranked eighth on the record.

Fourteen researchers within the UC system have been amongst extremely cited researchers in a number of classes, together with UC San Diego’s Rob Knight, director of the Middle for Microbiome Innovation and a professor of pediatrics, bioengineering and laptop science and engineering.

He acquired three designations and was amongst solely 26 researchers on this planet to be extremely cited in three or extra classes.

Two different school members distinguished themselves in a number of fields: Daniel McDonald, in microbiology, and biology and biochemistry, and William J. Sandborn, in medical drugs, and pharmacology and toxicology. For the complete record, click on right here.

The college spent a report $1.76 billion on analysis in fiscal 2023, up 6% from the earlier yr and 74% over the previous decade.