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In the QS World University Rankings for 2024, DPAG has once again secured first position for Anatomy and Physiology. This achievement marks the seventh time in the last eight years that Oxford has claimed the top spot in this prestigious ranking.

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Head of Department Professor David Paterson commented, ‘It is pleasing to maintain our leading position that reflects the collective efforts of all members of the Department from academic to non- academic and administrative roles.  It takes a ‘village’ to reach the top’.

The QS rankings employ a rigorous methodology, assessing various criteria including academic reputation, employer feedback, research citations per paper, and the H-index, providing a comprehensive evaluation of each institution's prowess in the field. Oxford's consistent excellence across these metrics underscores its enduring commitment to advancing knowledge and innovation in biomedical sciences.

Further to our own success, the Medical Sciences Division at Oxford University has secured a commendable second place overall in the Life Sciences and Medicine category rankings.

Read the results in full on the QS TopUniversities.