Utrecht University has the highest ranking of Dutch universities in the US News Best Global Universities ranking 2017, that was published recently. This ranking is based on Thomson-Reuters analytics, well known for their Web of Science. UU ranks at position 59, but if you breakdown the score to different research fields, UU occupies position 9 in the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology, following prestigious universities like Harvard University and the Karolinska Institute. Pharmacology and Toxicology studies are performed in the Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences UIPS, the Brain Center Rudolf Magnus and the Institute for Risk Assessment IRAS. UIPS professors Wim Hennink , Gert Storm and Albert Heck are also found in the 2016 Thomson-Reuters "highly cited scientist" list, together with 96 other Dutch researchers in various fields.
2 November 2016