12 juillet 2019

Supercomputing Rankings: USA Makes a Comeback

The TOP500 list is a ranking of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. The ranking includes those systems in general use for high end applications and is based on the LINPACK benchmark. More...

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06 juillet 2019

Has Brexit vote hit UK university rankings?

The GuardianIs the Brexit vote really as central to understanding Britain’s universities slipping down the QS league tables as your article suggests (British universities plunge again in league table after Brexit vote, 19 June)? The more fundamental cause is surely the structural reforms undertaken by the coalition government. More...

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Cambridge slips to lowest-ever place in world university table

The GuardianBrexit and the financial squeeze affecting universities appear to be taking a toll on Britain’s universities, with many seeing their rankings in international league tables tumbling for the third year in a row. More...

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04 juillet 2019

M.B.A. Rankings Seen as Influential and Unreliable

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A new global survey of M.B.A. "stakeholders" -- defined as those who are students, alumni, educators and employers -- finds evidence of why many business school leaders care so much about M.B.A. rankings, and also why the rankings are so frustrating to many educators. More...

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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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