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University leaders from around the world convened at an event co-hosted by THE and the University of Toronto in Davos during the World Economic Forum to talk about how universities can harness their power of place. Listen to the highlights here.
At the sixth Times Higher Education World Academic Summit, experts from the research community and higher education explored and reflected on how digitalisation is changing higher education and on nurturing of talent.
Presidents of the next three THE World Academic Summit hosts discuss global talent in the 21st century. Here we speak with the former head of ETH Zurich, Lino Guzzella; Meric Gertler, president of the University of Toronto, and Andy Hamilton, president of NYU.
The UK’s universities minister has appeared to distance himself from the idea of creating an entirely new “MIT of the North”, claiming that there is “no room for a false north-versus-south narrative” and that he wants to support existing institutions.
THE’s World Academic Summit 2020 will be held in partnership with the University of Toronto next September. The event will bring together university presidents, world-class researchers, political leaders and senior executives from industry in one of the most prestigious gatherings of its kind in the world.
There is still “huge public support” for Australia maintaining academic and student ties with China despite the growing “geopolitical tensions” between the Asian giant and Western governments, a vice-chancellor has said.
A leading scholar who has been described as the “godfather of deep learning” will join presidents of some of the world’s top universities among a prestigious line-up of speakers confirmed for the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit in September.
Welcome to our monthly rankings blog where I will be discussing aspects of our World University Rankings and how these might change in the years ahead. We will be launching a new methodology, WUR 3.0, at our World Academic Summit at the University of Toronto in September.
It has been another record-breaking year for rankings at THE. Our flagship World University Rankings 2020, published in September, were our biggest yet, with almost 1,400 universities across 92 territories included.
The World University Rankings subject tables will be launched from 2 October. The subject-specific tables follow the publication of the overall THE World University Rankings 2020, which was revealed on 11 September.
Incorporating the UN’s SDGs and updating the citations measure will ensure our data remain as relevant and accurate as possible, writes Duncan Ross.
The University of Toronto has jumped three spots in the prestigious Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s universities, placing it firmly among the world’s top 20 institutions.
India is far from realising its potential, but it’s showing promising signs of moving in the right direction, as are some other countries around the globe, writes Ellie Bothwell.
In many regards, global higher education is a sector that has grown considerably in recent years. For some smaller universities less means more, while Chinese institutions are reaping the benefits of increased state funding, writes Ellie Bothwell.
The balance of power in Asia is shifting as China’s universities strengthen their rankings performance. China has rapidly improved in terms of representation and individual institutional performance over the past five years.
Australia has ridden a wave of new research funding, much of it supplied by international students, to register its best performance yet in Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings.