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• World in Motion: The responsibility on conducting surveys
• World in Motion: So now we get to the hard part
• World in Motion: How can we trust universities?
• World in Motion: Global university rankings are simply not going to go away
• World in Motion: The data are flowing in
• World in Motion: For the new and improved 2010 THE World University Rankings, we will measure reputation more vigorously
• World in Motion: From 2010, the tables will be built from the subject level upwards
• World in Motion: Is the ratio of servers to customers in a restaurant a good proxy for the quality of the food?
• World in Motion: Do you ever get death threats?
• World in motion: If the rankings have become an accepted reference point, why change?
• World in motion: Magazines that compile league tables have an interest in instability
• Do your job well, and you will rise
• World in motion: Why are European taxpayers paying 950,000 for a new set of rankings?
• World in motion: Is it valid to use reputation measures in university rankings
• World in motion: Rankings project manager revealed
• World in motion: The weighting for peer review was too high and the sample was too low
• World in motion: I find it absurd that LSE is ranked 67th
• World in motion: What is a world class university
• World in motion: Rankings are no longer just an annual curiosity
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