Shortlist

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This category did not require institutions to send in submissions. The shortlist is compiled after analysis of data collected by Times Higher Education for our suite of rankings, but reveal interesting and important aspects of university performance that are not part of our published rankings results.
For this Regional or Societal Impact Award, we examined the scores from the inaugural 2019 edition of the THE Impact Ranking in the three specific SDG areas that saw the most university entries from the continent.

Alfaisal University

Hanyang University

King Abdulaziz University

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Kyung Hee University

Soochow University

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

The University of Tokyo

This category did not require institutions to send in submissions. The shortlist is compiled after analysis of data collected by Times Higher Education for our suite of rankings, but reveal interesting and important aspects of university performance that are not part of our published rankings results.
For this THE DataPoints Merit Award, we dug into the data underlying the THE World University Rankings to look for Asian universities that could be considered to be “unsung heroes” – those whose research excellence outpaces the recognition of their strength among the 10,000+ academics polled across the globe in our annual Reputation Survey.

American University of Beirut

Hunan University

King Abdulaziz University

Nankai University

University of the Philippines

Soochow University

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

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