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ERIC Number: EJ829760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
Evolving Regimes of Multi-University Research Evaluation
Hicks, Diana
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, v57 n4 p393-404 Apr 2009
Since 1980, national university departmental ranking exercises have developed in several countries. This paper reviews exercises in the U.S., U.K. and Australia to assess the state-of-the-art and to identify common themes and trends. The findings are that the exercises are becoming more elaborate, even unwieldy, and that there is some retreat from complexity. There seems to be a movement towards bibliometric measures. The exercises also seem to be effective in enhancing university focus on research strategy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom; United States