21 octobre 2018

Reuters Top 100 Innovative Universities: US Still in the Lead

The latest list of the world’s most innovative universities has been published by Reuters. The top spots are dominated by the United States, while Germany, Japan and South Korea are well represented. There are no universities from Latin America, Africa, South Asia, Australia or the Middle East outside Israel in the top 100. More...

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Maclean’s Ranks Canadian Universities

Maclean’s University Rankings classify Canadian universities into three groups: Medical/Doctoral Schools, which have a strong emphasis on research; Comprehensive Schools, which do some research and provide a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional courses; Primarily Undergraduate Schools, which offer relatively few graduate programmes and cater mainly for undergraduates. More...

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Asian and Australian Universities Shine in QS Employability Rankings

The third edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Global Employability Rankings have produced results that are quite different form the other of the QS World University Rankings or other research based rankings. The University of Melbourne is 6th in the employability rankings but was 39th in QS’s world rankings. Caltech, fourth in the world rankings, is 71st for employability. It is also noticeable that Asian universities are doing well for graduate employability. More...

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Rankings and Standardised Tests Correlate

The article focuses on America’s Best Colleges, published by US News, and the indicators that use scores in the SAT or ACT, standardised tests taken by applicants to most American colleges. More...

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UK Universities Rebuked for Misusing Ranking Data

Alex Hayman, Managing Director of Which?University, has published an article in wonkHE about UK universities misusing the results of rankings in their advertising. He refers to six cases: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Aston University, the University of Aberdeen, Newcastle University, Ulster University, and the University of the West of Scotland.The universities have responded differently. More...

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Nature Index Identifies Rising Stars of Research

Nature Index is a ranking based on a database of papers in scientific journals with the greatest global impact. It is updated every six months and several supplements are issued each year. More...

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THE Rankings - Improvement for Asian and French Universities

There have been no dramatic changes in the overall Times Higher Education (THE) World University but there are some newcomers and some less well-known universities such as Babol Noshirvani University of Technology and the University of Reykjavik have done remarkably well in the citations indicator. In addition, Chinese universities have continued to improve, and Tsinghua University is now the top institution in Asia. Meanwhile the merger of French universities into larger entities is bearing fruit, with Paris Sciences et Lettres and Sorbonne University doing very well. More...

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SCImago Journal and Country Rank Assesses Research Impact

The SCImago Journal and Country Rank is produced by the SCImago Lab, which is a research group attached to Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), University of Granada, Extremadura, Carlos III (Madrid) and Alcalá de Henares. More...

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Concerns About South Africa’s Poor Ranking Performance

The South African media have expressed concern over the continuing poor performance of local universities in international university rankings. More...

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Washington Monthly Rankings Based on Social Contribution

Washington Monthly’s College Guide and Rankings provides an alternative approach to the ranking of American institutions of higher education. The magazine ranks four-year schools based on their contribution to society, which is assessed by three criteria: social mobility, research and service. More...

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