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Lobachevsky University has significantly improved its standing and is now listed among the top 300 world universities in the Round University Ranking (RUR) in the area of Life Sciences  (its current position is 296 and number 5 among Russian universities). In the framework of the 2019 ranking study, the performance of universities was measured by 20 indicators across key university missions: teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability. Each university in the ranking receives its unique score with an accuracy of 3 decimal places and a respective position.

According to UNN Acting Rector, Dr. Kirill Markov, this assessment confirms Lobachevsky University’s high status as one of the leaders in the field of research on topical scientific issues. “Lobachevsky University deservedly has a reputation as one of the world’s leading research centers  in the field of neuroscience and human sciences, it has been successfully developing breakthrough areas in biomedicine. Our scientists are developing unique antineoplastic drugs and cardiac devices, they have  created a neurointerface implemented in the world’s first  neuromobile, an exoskeleton, and much more. This was made possible, among other things, thanks to the implementation of the Russian Academic Excellence Project where the UNN is taking part”, said Kirill Markov.

Round University Ranking (RUR) has been published since 2010. During these years, more than 1000 leading universities of the world from 80 countries took part in the rating of RUR. The data provider for the RUR system is the international company Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters division for research and intellectual property). More details can be found on the RUR official webpage.