Thursday, August 19, 2010

'Shanghai Ranking' 2010: overview of methodology; Irish universities' scores

Due to the high volume of traffic following the release of the 2010 list, the website of the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010 (Shanghai Ranking) is difficult to access at times. Data relating to the Irish universities featuring in this ranking and an overview of its methodology is provided here to provide easy access to those interested in these results. A few comments on the methodology and data sources are included...

See also:
Michaela Saisana / European Commission JRC Report (2008): Higher Education Rankings: Robustness Issues and Critical Assessment

Sample news stories:

Shanghai rankings rattle European universities

GLOBAL: US lead slips in world's top 100 universities

Our universities fail to make the world's top 200