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Medical and health teaching and research at Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best for the sixth year running in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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The discipline-specific tables, released today, follow on from last week's announcement that Oxford has been ranked the top university in the world by the same publication – the first time a UK institution has been awarded the accolade.

The ranking of clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects is based on criteria measuring teaching, research, industry income, international outlook and citations, all of which are combined to provide a well-regarded comparison of universities worldwide.

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