Measuring Academic Research in Canada: Field Normalized Academic Rankings 2012

30 August 2012. Today, we at HESA are releasing our brand new Canadian Research Rankings. We're pretty proud of what we've accomplished here, so let me tell you a bit about them.
Unlike previous Canadian research rankings conducted by Research InfoSource, these aren't simply about raw money and publication totals. As we've already seen, those measures tend to privilege strength in some disciplines (the high-citation, high-cost ones) more than others. Institutions which are good in low-citation, low-cost disciplines simply never get recognized in these schemes.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/globalhighered/measuring-academic-research-canada-field-normalized-academic-rankings-2012#ixzz25264bzg3
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