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Ross Williams

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Methodology, meaning and usefulness of rankings

In Australia, over the last two decades the lifting of restrictions on the enrolment of fee- paying international students combined with a freezing of funding for government subsidised students has made universities heavily dependent for growth on income from international students. These students, being located...
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Methodology, meaning and usefulness of rankings

In Australia, over the last two decades the lifting of restrictions on the enrolment of fee- paying international students combined with a freezing of funding for government subsidised students has made universities heavily dependent for growth on income from international students. These students, being located...
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Ranking Australian universities: controlling for scope

Rankings of universities that are based on aggregate measures ignore the discipline coverage within institutions. In this paper, for each of Australia’s 37 public universities, performance in research and teaching in broad discipline groups is evaluated and then aggregated up to obtain whole-of-institution rankings. Relative...