22 juin 2019

Al Fanar Media Lists Accredited Arab Universities

Al Fanar Media has reviewed the process of international accreditation of universities in the Middle East and has published a list of accredited programs. 
Arab and Turkish universities are attempting to establish an international presence and have turned to international accreditation agencies in Europe and North America in an attempt to guarantee the quality of their programs. More...

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RAEX Global Competitiveness Forum in Moscow Brings Together Academia and Employers

RAEX International Group of Rating Agencies hosted the 7th International University Forum “Global Competitiveness” 5th June 2019 in Moscow. The Forum, brought together heads of top Russian universities, international higher education experts, employers, and governmental officials. The Forum’s key events included presentations of the new release of the annual Russia’s 100 Best Universities rankings and the study of HEIs and schools with a strong focus on digitalisation entitled “Human Resources for Digital Economy”. More...

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Patents Ranking Reveals Progress in Middle East and East Asia

The National Academy of Inventors is an association of universities, research institutes and individual members and fellows that was established in 2010 to encourage invention and innovation. In cooperation with the Intellectual Property Owners’ Association it produces an annual list of universities granted US utility patents. More...

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'Open border' universities perform well in U-Multirank 2019

‘Open border’ universities– according of the last U-Multirank results  –are more successful than universities with low international exchange in engaging and transferring knowledge to industry (39% higher share of publications together with industrial partners), in establishing spinoff companies (80% higher) and in patenting their ideas (2.5 times more), and their research shows higher outreach (36% higher number of top cited publications). More...

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QS Rankings Show New Regional Leaders

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) have published the 2020 edition of their World University Rankings. Although the very top of the rankings shows little movement there are some interesting changes at the regional level. The methodology of these rankings has remained fairly stable since they began in 2004. More...

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Kazakhstan “Top-20”+ ranking

National ranking of demand of higher educational institutions in Kazakhstan was published by the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR). The ranking is based on adherence to Berlin principles such as transparency, objectivity, verifiability and availability of information sources. It is focused on the quality of educational programs in areas of staff training. More...

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Reuters European Rankings

The latest table from Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities shows little change from last year. The top university is the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in the Flanders region of Belgium. Overall, the most innovative European universities are found in France, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and Belgium. More...

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Proposals for Reforming Journal Metrics

There has been considerable discussion of the role of bibliometrics in the assessment of research and international ranking systems. It was noted that the current impact factor is based on citations which do not reflect the various journal functions. More...

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Le temps de travail en France : comment expliquer sa faiblesse relative ?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Les Français, qu’ils soient salariés ou non salariés, travaillent en moyenne moins chaque année que dans la moyenne des pays de l’OCDE, avec 1526 heures travaillées pour 1751 dans la moyenne des pays de l’OCDE en 2016. Cet écart a été relativement stable sur les 20 dernières années (Figure 1). Issues de la comptabilité nationale, ces données sur les heures travaillées représentent le nombre total d’heures effectivement travaillées par an divisées par le nombre de personnes en emploi (salariés et/ou travailleurs indépendants) par an. Plus...

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Death penalty in Belarus : execution condemned

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Committee of Ministers deeply deplores the execution of Mr Alyaksandr Zhylnikau, announced on 13 June 2019.
It calls on the Belarussian authorities not to carry out the execution of Mr Vyachaslau Sukharko, condemned for the same crime as Mr Alyakasandr Zhylnikau.
The Committee of Ministers reaffirms its unequivocal opposition to the death penalty and reiterates its strong call on Belarus to establish a moratorium on executions as a first step towards abolition of the death penalty.
The Committee of Ministers remains ready to assist the Belarussian authorities to promote a public debate on the issues relating to the full abolition of the death penalty, as foreseen in the Belarussian Constitution. More...

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