22 septembre 2017

Shanghai Subject Rankings

ShanghaiRanking has just announced the release of its 2017 global ranking of academic subjects. Altogether 52 universities were ranked, including 6 in the natural sciences, 4 in the life sciences, 22 in engineering, 6 in the medical sciences and 14 in the social sciences. Universities are included only if they reach a threshold of publications in the InCites database over the period 2011-15, ranging from 25 to 200. More...

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New University Rankings for Jordan

The Jordanian government has given its approval for a new law that will require a new system of university ranking in order to improve the country’s higher education system. More...

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Money Rankings

The magazine Money, published by Time Inc, specialises in personal finance. It produces annual rankings of American colleges based on their ability to provide a return on investment. Colleges are ranked according to 27 indicators including scores for the SAT and ACT tests, costs, graduation rates, student faculty ratio, financial sustainability, debt, loan repayment and graduate employment. More...

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Google Scholar Citation Rankings

The Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), based in Madrid, has just published the fourth edition of its Ranking of Top Universities by Google Scholar citations. The basic methodology is to use the top ten individual profiles in Google Scholar Citations (excluding the one with the most citations). Universities are then ranked in descending order according to the number of citations listed in the profiles. More...

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New Italian University Rankings

The Censis is an Italian social and economic research group founded in 1964. It produces a variety of reports on topics such as counterfeiting, transport, health care, corruption and social mobility. It recently published rankings of state and non-state Italian universities. The criteria are facilities, services, internationalisation and communication and digital services. More...

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Latest QS World Rankings show Chinese, Russian, and Arab Region Universities Advancing

These rankings, which date back to 2004 when QS had a partnership with the Times Higher Education Supplement, include six metrics: citations per faculty (20%), faculty student ratio (20%), international faculty (5%), international students (5%), employer survey (10%) and academic survey (40%). Bibliometric data are derived from the Scopus database. More...

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US Universities Lead in Patents Ranking

The National Academy of Inventors is an organisation, based in Florida, that includes universities, research institutes and over 3,000 individual members and fellows. Its declared objectives are to “to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.” More...

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"Top 200 Ukraine" 2017: Innovation and public demand - the main criteria of universities’ activity

This year's annual university ranking "Top 200 Ukraine" was established eleventh time in a row. It has become a recognized system of independent evaluation of universities for the academic community, employers and Ukrainian society. During the last decade "Top 200 Ukraine" stimulated healthy competition among national universities in accordance with the main criteria of evaluation of their performance. More...

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Seminar on Moscow international “Three University Missions" ranking

As reported earlier (on 4 November 2016), at the initiative of the Russian Union of Rectors, the Russian Association of Rating Makers (ARM) under the leadership of Dmitry Grishankov, have been working on a new international university ranking called Moscow International "The Three University Missions" Ranking. More...

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US Universities Continue to Lead in Patents Ranking

The National Academy of Inventors is an organisation, based in Florida, that includes universities, research institutes and over 3,000 individual members and fellows. Its declared objectives are to “to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.” More...

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