Ranking’s research impact indicator is skewed

Harpendon, Southdown Road, Skew Bridge (Credit: Nigel Cox CC2.0)
Harpendon, Southdown Road, Skew Bridge (Credit: Nigel Cox CC2.0)

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As well as this blog, I also contribute to a blog at The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus.

Some of the posts I write for the University of Nottingham blog might also be of interest to a wider audience, so I decided to post a link to selective posts on this blog.


The 2012 Times Higher Education World University Rankings consisted of 13 indicators grouped into five clusters. One of these clusters consisted of precisely one indicator, research impact, which is measured by normalised citations and which THE considers to be the flagship of the rankings.

It is noticeable that this indicator, prepared for THE by Thomson Reuters, gives some universities implausibly high scores …”. Read more at Ranking’s research impact indicator is skewed.


If you want to see all of the posts I have linked to on this blog, I have listed them under the category UNMC R&KT.


 

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