The University has reached the 3,000 mark in terms of scholarly works recorded in the world’s leading scholarly database Scopus as of October 19, 2023.
After registering 2,995 indexed entries last week, UST tallied on October 19, 2023 3,003 journal articles, book chapters, books, conference papers, and other research materials.
The eight most recent co-authored works, covering journal articles and conference papers, came from the following:
· Ross Vasquez of the Faculty of Pharmacy (Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy);
· Carlo Gabriel Casipit of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (IJC Heart and Vasculature);
· Jojo Blanza of the Faculty of Engineering (International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering);
· Frederick Masangkay of the Faculty of Pharmacy (three journals articles in Scientific Reports);
· Marc Eric Reyes of the College of Science (BMC Psychology); and
· Jame Monren Mercado and advisee students from the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Journal of Ethnic Foods).
Citing Scopus’ labels for disciplines and research themes, UST’s ten leading research themes in terms of total indexed works are Medicine (1,284); the Social Sciences (473); the Agricultural and Biological Sciences (432); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (367); Environmental Sciences (260); Engineering (233); Computer Science (209); Arts and Humanities (180); Immunology and Microbiology (147); and Neuroscience (139).
UST finally got ranked in TIMES Higher Education’s World University Rankings (particularly the 2024 edition) after meeting the minimum requirement for Scopus-indexed materials in the last five years: 150 per year and at least 1,000 in the last five years. The 2024 World University Rankings covered the years 2018 to 2022.