PSU ranked 5th in Thailand by SCImago Institutions Rankings 2021.

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       SCImago Institutions Rankings 2021 placed Prince of Songkla University 5th among Thai universities, and 518th among higher education institutions (HEIs) in the world, based on research indicators, innovation, and social characteristics.

       SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) ranks educational and research-related institutions by categories using various indicators in three different groups:

  1. Research (50%): the number of academic papers, journals, research works, number of references, number of authors associated with the academic and research output of the respective institution according to Scopus;
  2. Innovation (30%): the field of innovative knowledge, patents, or scientific publications from institutions referred to in patents, using data from PATSTAT (Patent Statistical Database);
  3. Social characteristics (20%): website performance, number of pages associated with the institution's URL, number of subnets associated with the institution's website, and document quantity, including information of the institution published on social media.

       In 2021, 27 Thai HEIs were ranked by SIR, from a total of 200+ HEIs in the country.

       ranking is recognized around the world for its high standards and reliability in academic circles, especially among institutions and research-related organizations, as an indicator of progress and development in the research process, and knowledge of various fields. This makes the ranking information especially useful for research in Thailand, or for foreign researchers interested in carrying out scientific studies in the country.



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