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2021 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings
Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the result of its Emerging Economies Ranking for 2021. Out of 606 universities from 48 countries, University of Peradeniya has been ranked 103rd overall and 1st in Sri Lanka.
The ranking demonstrates the growing strength of secondary emerging countries, which includes institutions in countries or regions classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group as “advanced emerging”, “secondary emerging” or “frontier”.
University of Peradeniya has been placed No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities and placed between 221 among Universities in Asia More..
The execution of Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Edinburgh and the University of Peradeniya
The execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and the University of Peradeniya was taken place at the office of Vice Chancellor on 26th October 2020. Professor Upul B. Dissanayake; the Vice Chancellor placed the authorized signatory on the official documents on behalf of the University of Peradeniya.
Stanford university top 2% researchers in the world published in PLOS Biology - Oct 2020
Stanford University has recently released a list that represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines. Following staff members from University of perdeniya were listed.
- N. Senanayake
- CB Dissanayake
- SAM Kularatne
- HA Suraweera
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION IMPACT RANKINGS 2020
University of Peradeniya (UoP) has been placed No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities and placed between 300-400 among world Universities (from among) 85 countries by the TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION IMPACT RANKINGS 2020.
This ranking was based on the impact created by UoP at national, regional and global levels in achieving 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as laid down in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly.