13 avril 2016

Spanish University Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Valencia Institute of Economic Research (Ivie) and the BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria) Foundation have released the fourth edition of the U-Ranking of Spanish universities. The ranking is based on indicators that measure Resources, Output, Quality and Internationalization in each of the three main university missions, Teaching, Research, and Innovation and Technological Development. A total of 48 public and 13 private universities have been included. More...

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U-Multirank Reveals Hidden Strengths and Weaknesses

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngU Multirank shows that some elite universities have weak areas. Oxford and Cambridge both get a D for regional engagement, the National University of Singapore has Bs for number of research publications and co-publications with industry, Harvard a C for regional engagement, and Johns Hopkins University Cs for international orientation and regional engagement. More...

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Nigerian University Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngNigeria, along with many other countries in Africa, has been concerned about its limited achievements in the global rankings. Recently, however, students, academics, administrators and the public have become more interested in the rankings produced by the National Universities Commission (NUC). More...

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QS Subject Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngQuacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released its latest subject rankings, which have aroused considerable public interest. There are now 42 subjects of which six have been added this year, Anthropology, Archaeology, Mineral and Mining Engineering, Nursing, Performing Arts and Social Policy and Administration. The rankings are based on four criteria: academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per paper and H-index. More...

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Iran Science Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Islamic World Science Center (ISC), based in Shiraz, has released its ranking of Iranian universities. The criteria include research output, research quality, number of faculty and postgraduate students, international collaboration, student loans and links with industry. The ranking is interesting as it is likely that the lifting of international Sanctions will lead to more international collaboration and more publication of scientific papers. The École Polytechnique in Paris has signed agreements with the University of Tehran, the University of Isfahan and Sharif University of Technology. Agreements have also been or will be signed with institutions in Switzerland, Sweden and Cyprus. More...

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Indian Perceptions of International Higher Education

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngA report from the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Intelligence Unit has analysed Indian students’ perceptions of international higher education. The report found that Indian students consider quality of education as the most significant feature of an internationally recognized university followed by employment prospects and worldwide connections. Student experience and opportunities for travel were less important. More...

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International Literacy Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe World’s Most Literate Nations is a project of Central Connecticut State University that measures “literate behaviors and supporting resources” rather than just the ability to read. The rankings are dominated by Northern Europe and East Asia. More...

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Why and How Rankings Change?

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe availability of ever more abundant volume of data allows for a more sophisticated approach to rankings but at the same time forces changes in their methodology. The authors of a resent article "How to survive changes in ranking methodology" published by the University World News have taken a closer look at the changes that have been or are being introduced into some of the most popular academic rankings and the pitfalls that the changes may cause. Explaining why changes in methodology are both necessary and inevitable, Richard Holmes and Waldemar Siwinski warn against possible problems that changes may bring, especially for universities. They appeal to ranking organizations to follow good practice when introducing changes in methodology in order to be fair to universities and at the same maintain rankings stability and credibility. More...

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“IREG Approved” for Russian University Ranking

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Executive Committee of IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence at its meeting in Brussels on February 20, 2016, has reviewed documents related to evaluation of the “Russian University Ranking” produced by the Rating Agency “Expert RA”, Moscow, Russia. The submission has been made within the IREG Ranking Audit initiative.
The Executive Committee of IREG Observatory decided to grant Rating Agency “Expert RA” the rights to use the “IREG Approved” label in relation to the “Russian University Ranking” for the period ending on December 31, 2019
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HEFCE to manage new Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"HEFCE has been asked by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to manage the Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund. More...

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