McMaster places 14th in the world

April 21, 2021 |
Contributed by McMaster University

McMaster places 14th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

McMaster places 14th in the world out of 1,200 universities from across 98 countries

Each day we are redefining business education and creating a brighter world through business. Our values of generosity, collaboration, and innovation act as our blueprint to achieve a better, more sustainable, and brighter future for all,” says DeGroote School of Business dean Len Waverman.

Good health and well-being. Reduced inequalities. Clean water. Partnerships. Decent work and economic growth.

The DeGroote School of Business contributes to these university values through its research, teaching, and community engagement. We are pleased to share that McMaster has earned the rank of 14th in the world in The Times Higher Education (THE) 2021 Impact Rankings.

The university moved up three positions in the international rankings

This is the third year for the impact rankings, which recognize the contributions of universities to make the world a safer, more sustainable place. These rankings are based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The goals are a call to action to end poverty and hunger, protect the planet, and enable everyone to live in peace and prosperity by 2030.

McMaster moved up three positions to rank 14th globally, and third within Canada. More than 1,200 universities from 98 countries submitted data for the 2021 rankings, compared to approximately 850 participants last year.

McMaster placed first in Canada in three categories that recognize the tremendous impact of its research and community work. The university placed in the categories of good health and well-being, partnerships, and decent work and economic growth.

The impact of our work comes from addressing the most pressing challenges facing our communities and our planet — the same challenges that shape the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals,” says McMaster President David Farrar.

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