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EMU in First Place Across the Island in the Nature Index 2020 Rankings

EMU in First Place Across the Island in the Nature Index 2020 Rankings
Published Date: Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) is ranked as the best university in both North and South Cyprus in the Nature Index 2020 Rankings, Physical Sciences category.

EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences, therefore, has established important success at Nature Index in the last 5 years. Nature Index ranks monthly and annual achievements by scanning articles related to Medicine, Health, Chemistry, Physical Sciences, World and Environmental Sciences. published in the most respected academic journals of the world.

The EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean, pointed out that the departments of Physics and Biological Sciences under the umbrella of the EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences contributed greatly to the success achieved. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan stated that 6 of the 8 high-level scientific articles published in prestigious academic journals were the work of academic staff in the Physics Department and 2 by academic staff in the Biological Sciences Department. Prof. Dr. Özarslan emphasized that the success of the Arts and Sciences Faculty increased yearly, which is a result of part of the faculty’s strategic plan, and without compromise; on quality, education, teaching and research continues.

The EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics and Chemistry Chair Prof. Dr. Izzet Sakallı stated that the Department of Physics achieved the most points across the island and is ranked in first place, which he highlighted is a reflection of first the departments and then the faculty’s and EMU’s mission and vision.

The published articles by the EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Physics and Biological Sciences Department academic staff can be located at the following address:

https://www.natureindex.com/country-outputs/Cyprus.