Comparing the TEF with metrics such as the NSS begins to show how university location may have played a role in the final results

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The UK may lead Europe in terms of internationalisation, but other countries are surprisingly strong and gaining ground. Ellie Bothwell reports

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An analysis of the graduate salary data alongside prior attainment shows how difficult it is to measure university performance on such a metric

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Hotly anticipated figures on salaries show that for subjects such as economics and law, the university attended has stronger link to high earnings

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Duncan Ross looks back at Times Higher Education’s predictions of how students could swing the general election

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Comparing THE staff-student ratio data with OECD figures on tertiary education spending suggests some interesting results

But the highest value UK spin-off companies mainly come from research-intensive universities, latest figures show

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Latest immigration statistics from Home Office show how heavily UK universities now rely on students coming from the country

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Data analysis suggests the capital of Iran may be one to watch in terms of future knowledge hubs

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Nature Index shows that more than half of Chinese-authored papers in high-quality natural science journals featured international collaboration in 2016

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Elsevier data show that China produces vast quantities of papers in field but lags on quality

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An analysis of data from THE's World University Rankings suggests a country's GDP and university work with industry are related 

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Analysis of THE data and latest autonomy scores for Europe suggests ability to hire best staff drives research strength

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THE analysis shines a light on institutions that have thought outside the box on research collaboration and funding

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Hesa figures show EU nationals make up more than a quarter of all academics at a third of mission group’s members

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Balkan country’s higher education system punches above its weight in new ranking

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THE analysis of Hesa data also shows that gender pay gap for professors remains stubborn

Figures likely to fuel debate over whether value of bachelor's degrees is eroding over time

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Some research-intensive universities grew value of collaborations by more than 20 per cent in 2015-16


Duke University challenge on visualising scholarly collaboration produces treasure trove of results