“Empires do eventually crumble, and new pretenders emerge.” As Times Higher Education publishes its second annual 100 Under 50 world university rankings, Chris Parr talks to THE rankings editor Phil Baty and reporter Jack Grove about the results. South Korea claims two of the top three spots, the UK continues to perform well, and there are signs of progress for Spain, France and Australia. Mr Baty also responds candidly to critics of world university rankings.
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