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Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the seventh consecutive year in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

The discipline-specific tables for clinical, pre-clinical and health studies, released today, follow on from the announcement that Oxford has been ranked the top university in the world by the same publication for the second year running.

The ranking is based on criteria measuring teaching, research, industry income, international outlook and citations, which are combined to provide a comparison of universities worldwide.

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