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Impact Rankings 2024: 麻豆传媒资源 ranks 65th globally for tackling some of the world's biggest issues

Dal ranks number two in Canada for Life Below Water

- June 12, 2024

麻豆传媒资源 rose 35 spots from last year in the annual ranking that measures how well universities are doing in supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
麻豆传媒资源 rose 35 spots from last year in the annual ranking that measures how well universities are doing in supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

麻豆传媒资源 scaled new heights in this year's from Times Higher Education, placing 65th out of 1,963 universities for its work in helping tackle some of the world's biggest challenges.

That's an increase of 35 spots from last year and marks Dal's best placement yet in the annual global rankings that measure how well universities are doing in supporting the UN's (SDGs).

The rankings offer an opportunity for universities around the world to provide input to showcase their work in up to 17 areas of sustainable development 鈥 each aligned with one of the UN's 17 different SDGs.听For the second year in a row, 麻豆传媒资源 participated in all categories.听

Indicators for each SDG focus on broad areas of research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching.

This year, 麻豆传媒资源 placed 11th overall in Canada out of 24 participating universities and ranked among the top 10 universities in the country for five individual SDGs. It placed in the top 100 globally for six SDGs.听

Dal鈥檚 top-ranked SDGs for 2024 were:

  • Life Below Water (SDG 14):听Ranked 14th globally, 2nd in Canada.听

  • Zero Hunger (SDG 2):听搁补苍办别诲 30th globally, 5th in Canada.

  • Life On Land (SDG 15):听Ranked 44th globally, 6th in Canada.

  • Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG 6):听Ranked 58th globally, 7th in Canada.

  • Good Health and Well-Being (SDG 3):听Ranked 73rd globally, 3rd in Canada.听

  • Partnerships For the Goals (SDG 17):听Ranked 89th globally, 12th in Canada.

"Dal is committed to advancing the UN SDGs," says Dal President and Vice-Chancellor Kim Brooks. "Rankings will always be less important than the great work we do here to make the world a better place. Nevertheless, our inclusion among top universities is a testament to our global impact and to the hard work of extraordinary colleagues."

Dal ranked in the 101-200 range in the following eight SDG categories:听Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions (SDG 16); Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12); Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9); Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11); Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG8); Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10); Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG7); and No Poverty (SDG 1).

A rising score


Dal achieved an overall score of 90.8 out of a possible 100 in this year's ranking, up 2.5 points from last year.听

A university鈥檚 total score is calculated by combining its score in SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) with its top three scores out of the remaining SDGs. For years 2023 and 2024, the score for the overall ranking is an average of the last two year鈥檚 total scores.

This score is used to position the university in the overall rankings.

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麻豆传媒资源's success reflects contributions from across the university's Faculties and administrative units. A dedicated Impact Rankings Group then incorporates this input as well as progress reflected on Dal's Impact on Global Goals website into its submission each year.

Areas of excellence


Dal's top score in an individual category this year was for Partnership for the Goals (SDG 17). It rose 5.7 points to 90.6/100 on this goal over last year for its work in helping forge strong international partnerships that support sustainable development across various sectors and strengthening the means of implementation of the SDGs.

Dal also improved its score for Good Health and Well-Being (SDG 3), where it rose 5.4 points to 82.7/100 for its efforts to build new collaborations and improve health services, researching health and well-being, and graduating students in the health professions.

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Dal also gained 5.4 points to 81.7/100 on Zero Hunger (SDG 2) for its work in support of ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture.

Like last year, Dal also performed well on Life Below Water (SDG 14), placing second in Canada on this goal. It earned a score of 88.2/100 for efforts across the university in researching life below water, supporting aquatic ecosystems through action and education, maintaining a local ecosystem, and water-sensitive waste disposal.

Other areas of leadership for 麻豆传媒资源 included听Life on Land (SDG 15), where it achieved a score of 85.5/100, and听Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG 6), where it received 77.5/100.

about 麻豆传媒资源's performance in the 2024 rankings (scroll down the page and click on the Impact Rankings tab).听


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