CWTS Leiden University launched the Leiden Ranking 2015. The ranking measures the scientific performance of 750 major universities worldwide, using a sophisticated set of bibliometric indicators. It is presented via an intuitive and user-friendly website interface: www.leidenranking.com. CWTS takes great care in providing accurate ranking by thoroughly cleaning address data, unifying institute names and ensuring the completeness of the scientific output.
13 May April 2015
From 2010 to 2014 Thomson Reuters cooperated with Times Higher Education (THE) to provide data for THE’s World University Rankings, including an academic reputation survey. THE and TR have now gone their separate ways and TR is continuing to collect survey data, which is now part of the Best Global Universities Rankings published by US News.
13 May April 2015
New Zealand universities and higher education administrators have become increasing concerned about the country’s poor showing in the global rankings. The best performer is the University of Auckland which last year was in the top 100 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings, the top 200 in both the Times Higher Education (THE) and the US News (USN) international rankings and the top 300 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
10 May April 2015
The social media site LinkedIn has already produced rankings of universities according to the career outcomes of its members. In October of last year it published tables that showed student success in selected fields such as accounting, marketing and software development. Only three countries were covered, Canada, the US and the UK, but there was evidently potential for further development.
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