South America

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UK should introduce ‘much tighter regulations’ on private colleges, say CGHE researchers

Publications

China dominates the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars list

Indigenous people of the Kalahari Desert, South Africa

The D-PLACE tool means anthropologists and historians can finally statistically test theories about what shapes human culture and society

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Academics explore how the seemingly sedate game of housey-housey has attracted many different kinds of government intervention

Rio de Janeiro viewed from Vila Pereira da Silva favela, Brazil

Latin America needs a HE system that promotes equality across the region, says Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela

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As different regions have different approaches to higher education, it makes sense to allow flexibility in the rankings analysis, writes Duncan Ross
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Brazil leads Times Higher Education’s debut ranking of the top universities in Latin America

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Cooperation is key to developing a successful higher education sector in this complex and diverse region, argues Marco Antonio Zago
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To compete on the global stage, the region must adopt a more inclusive – and more international – outlook, write Marcelo Knobel and Andrés Bernasconi
Latin America University Rankings 2016 methodology

This pilot ranking is calculated with the same performance indicators used for the World University Rankings, with data adjusted to reflect the region’s priorities

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THE’s first Latin America ranking will help to kick-start a debate about future benchmarking for the region’s higher education institutions
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The active participation of universities is crucial to the accuracy and breadth of the information THE collects, writes Duncan Ross
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Progress needed on equity, quality assurance and research, says University of Chile academic

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By limiting its scope and eschewing academic departments, a campus in Latin America has left room for tradition and transformation, says Klaus Capelle

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Latin America ranking will include 50 institutions and will be exclusively launched at the THE Latin America Universities Summit

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Martin McQuillan and Shahidha Bari consider the Brexit debate and the higher education sector’s role in it

University of São Paulo Faculty of Law: Best universities in Latin America

Brazil dominates the list of Latin America’s best universities as judged by Times Higher Education’s Academic Reputation Survey

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A continent-hopping survey of garden cities mulls dreams, war and exclusion, says Richard J. Williams

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Five years from launch, partnership proves benefits of bigger scale, according to two v-cs

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More than 10,000 academics' views give unique insight into universities' global reputations

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