Research Strategy

Empowering Global Higher Education

With access to robust proprietary data, in-house consultative expertise and data science, Times Higher Education is uniquely placed to inform and shape research strategy

THE Consultancy can support universities and ministries of education enhance their academic research strategies, using THE’s bibliometric data and unique artificial intelligence tools. Our THE World University Rankings and Impact Rankings provide a rich source of data that we can harness to:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of your research portfolio on an institutional-level and subject-level basis
  • Gain detailed insight into your institution’s research excellence and research influence as measured by bibliometric tools
  • Enhance your overall institutional or subject-level research productivity
  • Expand your global research network and improve research collaborations with international scholars
  • Set KPIs and bespoke metrics to monitor and evaluate your institutional and faculty-level research strategies
  • Critically understand your academic research reputation and create strategies to strengthen your global research reputation
  • Compare and contrast your research performance with competitors

We can also leverage insight from our Impact Rankings to:

  • Create specific research strategies to enhance your institution’s contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Analyse your interdisciplinary research strengths on areas linked to the UN SDGs
  • Provide targeted research partnership development with institutions from specific countries or regions
  • Ensure that your institution builds sustainable and equitable research collaborations that meet the goals of the UN SGDs

With expertise in reputation, communications and brand from our international network, the World 100, we can also support your institution to develop research communications strategies, create tracking metrics, and evaluate your research brand.

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