ABUAD ranked best private varsity in research


Alper-Doger (AD) Scientific Index has ranked Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) as the “Best Research University” among the 99 private universities in Nigeria and 10 out of 197 public and private universities.

The organisation also ranked ABUAD scientists fifth out of 3,570 scientists ranked throughout the country.

A statement by the Director of Public Affairs of the university, Tunde Olofintila, said: “One of the unique differences of the AD scientific index is the provision of the last five years’ scores and the total scores of the h-index and the i10 index, and the total and last five years’ number of citations.

“Other unique differences of the AD scientific index include rankings in all fields and subjects of scientific interest and emphasis on the scientific productivity of the scientists.

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Smaranda Olarinde, who received it with utmost gladness, attributed the achievements to the co-operation the university has consistently received from all stakeholders, like the National Universities Commission (NUC), the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and others.

Council for Legal Education and the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), among others, the parents, the ever committed teachers and the teeming student population of the university.

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