Tag Archives: U-Multirank

Ruth’s Rankings 36 – Innovation, Automation, and Technology Part 1: From Scholarly Articles to Patents

By Ruth Pagell* What institution is the most innovative in the Asia-Pacific region? What type of innovation ranking can you find on U-Multirank? (13 July 2018) In this article and the one following, we look at new rankings of universities and their countries from the perspective of innovation as measured by patents. This article introduces […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 35: Come together: May updates lead to an investigation of Collaboration

By Ruth A. Pagell* (11 June 2018) The following three international ranking updates were released in May. 2018 CWTS Leiden Rankings, where I will focus on the Collaborations module 2018 Times Higher Education, with its ever growing list of Emerging Economies 2018 U21 National Higher Education system rankings, drilling down in “Connectivity” In addition, Malaysia updated […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! Fourth edition of U-Multirank: Still not for me

(5 April 2017) The latest edition of U-Multirank includes 1,500 universities.  Bibliometric data come from CWTS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies), which provides the data for Leiden rankings.  Of the over 1,200 universities that have bibliometric data, only 400 have complete data on the other indicators. A handful of North American schools share data […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! U-Multirank version 3 and New Subject Rankings

U-Multirank On 4th April 2016 U-Multirank issued a press release announcing its third global university rankings. The release includes a summary of the results.  In June 2015, Ruth’s Rankings 12 covered U-Multirank’s second global rankings and left the judgment of the usefulness of the tool up to you. The latest iteration has added about 100 […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 12: U-Multirank: Is it for “U”?

By Ruth A. Pagell* (11 June 2015) The existing rankings that we examined in articles 5 to 11 are not designed for the mass market of undergraduate students. Even THE and QS, which include a broader range of metrics,  and Webometrics and Altmetrics, which focus on alternative measures, are still primarily tools for policy makers […]


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U-Multirank: new international university ranking

(13 May 2014) A new global university ranking, set up with EUR2 million in funding from the European Union, is launched today. U-Multirank, which assesses the performance of more than 850 higher education institutions worldwide, breaks new ground by producing multi-dimensional listings rating universities on a much wider range of factors than existing international rankings. […]


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