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Seminar: Academic Ranking of World Universities: History and Future
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Academic Ranking of World Universities: History and Future

Dr Nian Cai LIU
Center for World-Class Universities
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

March 23, 2017 (Thursday)
Room 408A-410A, Meng Wah Complex, HKU
18:00 – 19:45
Chair: Professor Gerard A. Postiglione

In the age of higher education globalization, university rankings have been attracting attentions from all over the world. Since the publication of the first multi-indicator global university ranking, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), there have appeared more than a dozen of global university rankings in the past 14 years. In this presentation, the history of ARWU and global university rankings will be introduced, the methodologies and limitations of ARWU will be discussed, the latest development on field and subject ranking including the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects will be presented, and the ongoing efforts to develop new ranking indicators will be explored.

Date/Time23/03/2017 18:00-19:45
VenueRoom 408A-410A, Meng Wah Complex, HKU

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 10/01/2017 15:00(HKT) to 23/03/2017 16:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

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