Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2016 - Field Categories


Field Categories

The National Taiwan University Ranking (NTU Ranking) categorizes subfields into six fields, namely Agriculture, Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. Table 1 shows the six fields and the respective subfields. Tables 2-7 list the detailed subject categories of each subfield.




Table 1 Field Categories

Field Subfield
Agriculture Agricultural Sciences
Environment/Ecology
Plant & Animal Science
Clinical Medicine Clinical Medicine
Psychiatry
Engineering Computer Science
Engineering
Materials Science
Life Sciences Biology & Biochemistry
Immunology
Microbiology
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Neuroscience & Behavior
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Natural Sciences Chemistry
Geosciences
Mathematics
Physics
Space Science
Psychology
Social Sciences Economics & Business
Social Sciences, General
 




Table 2 Agriculture Subfields

Field Subfield
Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Economics & Policy
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science
Agriculture, Multidisciplinary
Agriculture, Soil Science
Agronomy
Food Science & Technology
Horticulture
Nutrition & Dietetics
Environment/Ecology Biodiversity Conservation
Ecology
Environmental Sciences
Water Resources
Plant & Animal Science Entomology
Fisheries
Forestry
Marine & Freshwater Biology
Mycology
Ornithology
Plant Sciences
Veterinary Sciences
Zoology



Table 3 Clinical Medicine Subfields

Field Subfield
Clinical Medicine Allergy
Andrology
Anesthesiology
Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
Clinical Neurology
Critical Care Medicine
Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Gerontology
Health Care Sciences & Services
Hematology
Integrative & Complementary Medicine
Medical Ethics
Medical Informatics
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medicine, General & Internal
Medicine, Legal
Medicine, Research & Experimental
Nursing
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
Rehabilitation
Respiratory System
Rheumatology
Surgery
Transplantation
Tropical Medicine
Urology & Nephrology
Primary Health Care
Psychiatry Psychiatry



Table 4 Engineering Subfields

Field Subfield
Computer Science Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science, Cybernetics
Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture
Computer Science, Information Systems
Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications
Computer Science, Software Engineering
Computer Science, Theory & Methods
Engineering Automation & Control Systems
Construction & Building Technology
Energy & Fuels
Engineering, Aerospace
Engineering, Biomedical
Engineering, Chemical
Engineering, Civil
Engineering, Electrical & Electronic
Engineering, Environmental
Engineering, Geological
Engineering, Industrial
Engineering, Manufacturing
Engineering, Marine
Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Multidisciplinary
Engineering, Ocean
Engineering, Petroleum
Instruments & Instrumentation
Mechanics
Mining & Mineral Processing
Robotics
Telecommunications
Thermodynamics
Transportation
Transportation Science & Technology
Materials Science Materials Science, Biomaterials
Materials Science, Ceramics
Materials Science, Characterization & Testing
Materials Science, Coatings & Films
Materials Science, Composites
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Materials Science, Paper & Wood
Materials Science, Textiles
Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering



Table 5 Life Sciences Subfields

Field Subfield
Biology & Biochemistry Anatomy & Morphology
Biochemical Research Methods
Biology
Biophysics
Evolutionary Biology
Mathematical & Computational Biology
Parasitology
Pathology
Physiology
Reproductive Biology
Immunology Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Virology
Microbiology Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
Microbiology
Microscopy
Molecular Biology & Genetics Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Genetics & Heredity
Cell & Tissue Engineering
Neuroscience & Behavior Behavioral Sciences
Neuroimaging
Neurosciences
Pharmacology & Toxicology Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Substance Abuse
Toxicology



Table 6 Natural Sciences Subfields

Field Subfield
Chemistry Chemistry, Analytical
Chemistry, Applied
Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear
Chemistry, Medicinal
Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Chemistry, Organic
Chemistry, Physical
Crystallography
Electrochemistry
Polymer Science
Spectroscopy
Geosciences Geochemistry & Geophysics
Geography
Geography, Physical
Geology
Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
Limnology
Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
Mineralogy
Oceanography
Paleontology
Remote Sensing
Soil Science
Mathematics Mathematics
Mathematics, Applied
Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications
Statistics & Probability
Logic
Physics Acoustics
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Nuclear Science & Technology
Optics
Physics, Applied
Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical
Physics, Condensed Matter
Physics, Fluids & Plasmas
Physics, Mathematical
Physics, Multidisciplinary
Physics, Nuclear
Physics, Particles & Fields
Space Science Astronomy & Astrophysics
Psychology Psychology
Psychology, Applied
Psychology, Biological
Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Developmental
Psychology, Educational
Psychology, Experimental
Psychology, Mathematical
Psychology, Multidisciplinary
Psychology, Psychoanalysis
Psychology, Social



Table 7 Social Sciences Subfields

Field Subfield
Economics & Business Business
Business, Finance
Economics
Industrial Relations & Labor
Management
Operations Research & Management Science
Social Sciences, General Area Studies
Asian Studies
Communication
Criminology & Penology
Demography
Education & Educational Research
Education, Scientific Disciplines
Education, Special
Environmental Studies
Ergonomics
Ethics
Ethnic Studies
Family Studies
Film, Radio, Television
Folklore
Health Policy & Services
Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
Information Science & Library Science
International Relations
Law
Planning and Development
Political Science
Public Administration
Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
Social Issues
Social Sciences, Biomedical
Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Social Sciences, Mathematical Methods
Social Work
Sociology
Sport Sciences
Urban Studies
Women's Studies

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