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The 10 countries with the most top-ranked universities

The 10 countries with the most top-ranked universities | University rankings | Scoop.it
These are the 10 countries that had the most universities featuring on US News & World Report's global ranking.
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The 2015 World University rankings: Are these really the planet’s best schools?

The 2015 World University rankings: Are these really the planet’s best schools? | University rankings | Scoop.it
Let's compare them to other global university rankings.
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Internationalization at the European Periphery - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Internationalization at the European Periphery - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | University rankings | Scoop.it
Internationalization at the European Periphery
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The Shanghai (ARWU) rankings are the best in terms of the methodological rigor, no question, mainly because they don't rely on reputation surveys.
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World University Rankings blog: treating countries fairly - Times Higher Education (blog)

World University Rankings blog: treating countries fairly - Times Higher Education (blog) | University rankings | Scoop.it
Phil Baty explains how Times Higher Education is moving towards a more inclusive university ranking
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Changes in Ranking Methodology

This year and next the international university rankings appear to be set for more volatility with unusually large upward and downward movement, partly as a result of changes to the methodology for counting citations in the QS and THE rankings.
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Competition among universities has become intense and international

Competition among universities has become intense and international | University rankings | Scoop.it
AS JAMIL SALMI leaves the stage at a Times Higher Education conference in Qatar, he is mobbed by people pressing their cards on him. As a former co-ordinator of the...
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What is an International University? - University World News

What is an International University? - University World News | University rankings | Scoop.it
What is an International University?
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Moreover, U-Multirank recently published a ranking showing the international orientation of 237 universities.
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Top US academic slams UK's fixation with rankings

Top US academic slams UK's fixation with rankings | University rankings | Scoop.it
A leading US academic in the field of international education has slammed British universities for their obession on rankings
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The global center of mass of higher education: university rankings mapped

The global center of mass of higher education: university rankings mapped | University rankings | Scoop.it
Click here if you prefer to read this post on Medium.com (2 minute read). Click here to look at the data visualization only on visualizing.org. It is often-touted that the world has been shifting t...
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A tale of two international university rankings | DelaCour

A tale of two international university rankings | DelaCour | University rankings | Scoop.it
How can two world university rankings produce such different results. Nic Mitchell talks to U-Multirank and Times Higher Education to find out.
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University chancellor apologizes for use of flawed data in pursuit of rankings

University chancellor apologizes for use of flawed data in pursuit of rankings | University rankings | Scoop.it
“This is very serious to me because this is not what we are about, and I want everyone to know that we are addressing it in a very serious way,” Leo Morton said Monday on KCUR-FM’s program “Up to Date.” Last week the university was stripped of its...
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The name of the university has been intentionally omitted from the header. I don't usually scoop news of single universities but in my opinion this is just a sample that confirm a suspicion: the use of flawed data in pursuit of rankings, provided by the same institution that are being ranked.

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Global Universities' Reputations Vary Greatly Internationally, Regionally

Global Universities' Reputations Vary Greatly Internationally, Regionally | University rankings | Scoop.it
Of the top 500 schools around the world, these have the biggest difference between their global and regional research reputations.
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Stop treating universities as if they were a football game

Stop treating universities as if they were a football game | University rankings | Scoop.it
Ranking universities in endless league tables is distorting research and becoming meaningless
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Which are the best world university rankings in the world?

Which are the best world university rankings in the world? | University rankings | Scoop.it
Until the purveyors of university league tables address the uncertainties in their data, no-one knows where they really stand
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Do Global Rankings Tell the Whole Truth about Universities in the Arab World?

Do Global Rankings Tell the Whole Truth about Universities in the Arab World? | University rankings | Scoop.it
Do Global Rankings Tell the Whole Truth about Universities in the Arab World?
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New Ranking from Russia

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IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence (in short: IREG Observatory) is an international institutional non-profit association of ranking organizations, universities and other bodies interested in university rankings and academic excellence. Its purpose is strengthening of public awareness and understanding of range of issues related to university rankings and academic excellence.
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Covering annual college rankings: Reporting tips - Journalist's Resource

Covering annual college rankings: Reporting tips - Journalist's Resource | University rankings | Scoop.it
2015 tip sheet on covering college-ranking systems and a collection of research exploring issues such as how the publication of annual college rankings impacts student behavior and university spending,...
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World University Rankings blog: should global league tables consider community engagement?

World University Rankings blog: should global league tables consider community engagement? | University rankings | Scoop.it
Yes they should, argue Anthony Monaco and Cheryl de la Rey
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Using Strategic Communications to Boost University Rankings

Using Strategic Communications to Boost University Rankings | University rankings | Scoop.it
RT @apcoworldwide: Using Strategic Communications to Boost University Rankings, by APCO’s Pete Wentz http://t.co/fb87pU7w2G
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When Rankings Rule Our Thinking | From the Bell Tower

No matter how much academics express displeasure about college rankings, the rankings continue to multiply. Each new one claims to offer some advantage over the competition. Will higher education ever be able to bring ranking madness to an end?
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Should we take U-Multirank seriously? | DelaCour

Should we take U-Multirank seriously? | DelaCour | University rankings | Scoop.it
With U-Multirank's second world university rankings out on March 30, Nic Mitchell asks whether we should take the European inspired rankings seriously?
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Universities Divided On Value of New Rankings: European University Association - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Universities Divided On Value of New Rankings: European University Association - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | University rankings | Scoop.it
Universities remain divided on the value of U-Multirank, although most will continue to contribute data to it, a consultation of European University Association members has found.
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EU university metrics: growing in reputation abroad but divisive at home

EU university metrics: growing in reputation abroad but divisive at home | University rankings | Scoop.it

University participation in the second U-multirank ranking, due to be published next month, is expected to be up on last year. But frustration with the tool’s demanding data collection requirements remains"

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Why do we love university rankings? - Criterion Conferences

Why do we love university rankings? - Criterion Conferences | University rankings | Scoop.it
Why does the world love university rankings? Why are they often big media news when they come out? Why do they exert such fascination for many people in higher education?
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Les classements, obsession risquée des universités

Les classements, obsession risquée des universités | University rankings | Scoop.it
Ils sont devenus une boussole pour de nombre ...
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