University league tables have no legs to stand on
journal contributionposted on 2022-08-03, 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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