Webometrics Ranking

“Since 2004, the Ranking Web (or Webometrics Ranking) is published twice a year (data is collected during the first weeks of January and July for being public at the end of both months), covering more than 20,000 Higher Education Institutions worldwide. We intend to motivate both institutions and scholars to have a web presence that reflect accurately their activities …” (more)

This is an international ranking, from which the Irish data can be extracted to make a ranking.

July
2016
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July
2015
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July
2014
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2014
July
2013
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2013
July
2012
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2012
July
2011
TCD 222 214 247 255 260 298 244 238 271 248 200
UCD 262 228 286 329 328 337 275 342 393 408 418
UCC 383 396 429 460 471 490 424 408 406 451 388
DCU 647 618 604 623 609 663 647 542 490 432 483
UL 687 675 636 835 647 694 662 699 745 758 614
NUIM >1000  >1000 >1000 >1000 >1000 >1000 906 >1000 >1000 >1000 >1000
NUIG >1000 558 >1000 601 615 705 443 397 560 >1000 >1000

Many other Irish institutions ranked, all currently below 1,000.  For the current methodology see here. The next revision is due Jan 2017.

In December 2015, Webometrics also produced a ranking of universities by Google Scholar citations. Irish institutions ranked above 1000 are as follows:

 July 2016  December 2015
TCD  227 201
UCC  241 357
UCD  290 275
NUIG  488 472
DCU  740 642
UL  787 734
NUIM  792 754
RCSI  885 828

 

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