University of Kyrenia takes the third place for the academic publishing rankings in TRNC
Date Added: 12 February 2019, 11:19

In 2018 University of Kyrenia academicians has published more than 120 publications in the fields of Basic Science, Medical Sciences, Educational Sciences and Social Sciences in the Web of Science (WOS) and Scopus, which presents thousands of scientifically accepted articles and research all over the World. As a result University of Kyrenia has been ranked as the third among 19 universities in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Also in 2018, University of Kyrenia has published a total of 6 books including 3 books in Turkish, 2 scientific books published by international publishers and 1 textbook. UoK lecturers took part in the national and international 17 conference committees and made 54 presentations at national and international conferences scanned in the Web of Science or Scopus abroad. In 2018, 2 international and 3 national conferences, 2 panels, 11 seminars, 3 public training courses were organized.  During the fall semester additional courses has been organized within the framework of  60 + Refreshment Univesity.  In 2018, our faculty members received awards in the congresses they have attended.

In 2018, our university supported three projects within the framework of scientific research programs. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) also supported the long-term research Project which has been successfuly completed in cooperation with METU Institute of Marine Sciences. The only training and research ship of Cyprus R/V Teal Jr which can perform scientific research up to a depth of 4000 meters has registered to the SeaDataNet.

“Professor İlkay Salihoğlu MD. : We will continue to blend education with science “

Rector Prof. İlkay Salihoğlu MD., stated that one of the most important criteria that determines  the success of a university is the number of articles published in indexed journals and added that in this context, achieving a third place among the universities in our country  is an indicator of the increase in scientific publication performance in 2018.

Salihoğlu completed his statement by adding that : “ UoK academic staff in 2018 have worked above expectations in scientific activities and it is based on our university’s mission, vision, and goals. This has allowed us to move forward towards the desired scientific achievement goals. We will continue to contribute to our country in scientific and academic terms. Of course, this success is not sufficient and international standards and knowledge are among our most important goals. Otherwise, it is a fact that it cannot go beyond providing education by using outdated information produced by others. Our highly respected academicians will help our young academics to publish more quality articles and accelerate our rise in university rankings. We will continue to blend education with science “.