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posted on 03.08.2022, 10:41 authored by Adrian Barnett, Elizabeth GaddElizabeth Gadd

What really makes one higher education institution “better” than another? The ranking of the world's universities is big business built on a flimsy statistical approach, say Adrian Barnett and Elizabeth Gadd. 

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Published in

Significance

Volume

19

Issue

4

Pages

4 - 7

Publisher

Wiley

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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© The Authors and The Royal Statistical Society

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Published in ‘Significance’ the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society, the American Statistical Association, and the Statistical Society of Australia. August 2022, 19(4), 4-7. https://doi.org/10.1111/1740-9713.01663, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/1740-9713.01663. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions. This article may not be enhanced, enriched or otherwise transformed into a derivative work, without express permission from Wiley or by statutory rights under applicable legislation. Copyright notices must not be removed, obscured or modified. The article must be linked to Wiley’s version of record on Wiley Online Library and any embedding, framing or otherwise making available the article or pages thereof by third parties from platforms, services and websites other than Wiley Online Library must be prohibited.

Publication date

2022-07-27

Copyright date

2022

ISSN

1740-9705

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1740-9713

Language

en

Depositor

Dr Elizabeth Gadd. Deposit date: 2 August 2022

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