19 mai 2019

IREG Conference on Challenges before University Rankings

A major trend over the last few years has been the growing awareness of rankings in countries and regions that previously had shown little interest. This was addressed during the second day of IREG 2019 Conference in Bologna. More...

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Leiden Ranking Introduces Open Access and Gender Indicators

The Leiden Ranking, published by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University, has included data about scientific publications for several years. This year’s ranking contains lists relating to scientific impact, collaboration, gender and open access publication. The last two are new additions. More...

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7th Russian University Ranking by RAEX

The RAEX Rating Agency presented its the 7th annual ranking of the Russian results on the Global Competitiveness Forum in Moscow. The RAEX ranking is based on 45 indicators and survey results among 30,000 respondents: academics, students, alumni, and employers. More...

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Polish universities in a global perspective

Research universities, initiatives of excellence, international and national rankings, accreditations, innovativeness of higher education were the topics of the second conference  “Polish universities in the global perspective - Rankings and strategic management of a university ",  held  in Warsaw 27-28 November 2017. More...

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The 4th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM)

UI GreenMetric World University Rankings is pleased to hold The 4th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric (IWGM) in collaboration with Universitas Diponegoro on 8-10 April 2018. The venue for the event will be in Universitas Diponegoro, Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia. More...

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International recognition for Russian University Ranking

Rating agency RAEX (Expert RA) became the first organization in Russia and the forth in the world whose university rankings successfully passed international audit by the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence. The agency received the right to use the sign “IREG approved” confirming that the methodology of the RAEX (Expert RA) University Ranking as well as the procedures of preparing the ranking and presenting its results satisfy the top quality standards. Other rankings that successfully passed the IREG audit: Perspektywy (Poland), QS (Great Britain) and CHE (Germany). More...

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What PISA tells us about school choice and equity

Education & Skills TodayOur new report, Balancing School Choice and Equity: An International Perspective Based on PISA, takes a closer look at the effect of school choice policies on school segregation and equity. It also identifies steps that policy makers can take to ensure that school choice policies do not exacerbate inequities between advantaged and disadvantaged students, or high and low achievers. More...

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Who Are Canada’s Research Powerhouses?

Yesterday, the good folks at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University released their 2019 world ranking of university research output.  This is – in my opinion – the best bibliometric ranking out there: it is complete, nuanced and the people putting it out have thought hard and responsibly about what it means to use quantitatively evaluate research.  I thought it was time to have a quick look at the research landscape across Canada. More...

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10 mai 2019

Top 100 des universités innovantes en Europe : la France dans le peloton de tête

Campus France logoAvec 18 établissements cités, la France se retrouve dans le peloton de tête. Elle est en 3ème position après l’Allemagne (23 établissements) et le Royaume-Uni (21 établissements). Plus loin derrière, se situent les Pays-Bas (9 établissements), la Belgique (7), l'Espagne et la Suisse (5), l'Italie (4), le Danemark (3), la Norvège (2) et l'Autriche et l'Irlande (1). Plus...

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07 mai 2019

World Universities' Ranking on the Web

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. World Universities' Ranking on the Web
I thought this was pretty funny, but I should hasten to add that it points to something deeper. This site purports to rank the top 1000 universities based on a web measurement metric: Position = 2 * Ranking(Size) + 4 * Ranking(Visibility) + 1 * Ranking(Rich Files). It was the last - rich files - that gave me the biggest giggle, as I was left wondering about the correlation between PowerPoint, PDF, and academic merit. More...

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