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A comment from university’s angle

At the end of every year, the complete picture of annual university rankings is unveiled. As for every university administrator (whether my colleagues admit it or not), it gives me a sense of insight on higher education performances but also some headaches related to what I believe are flaws in some indicators. The biggest of headaches is that of citations...

Cesar Wazen
Director of International Affairs Office at Qatar University

Source:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/citations-headacheis-any-measures-used-ranking-agencies-cesar-wazen/

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