Some of the top institutions in Europe have dropped down the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2013. The UK and US continue to dominate while leaders in France, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, Ireland and Austria have seen their stars fade. The results are likely to spur on advocates of a scheme to produce a measurement of university excellence that better reflects the strengths of universities outside the US and UK.
Taking the top spot in the THE rankings for the third year in a row is the California Institute of Technology. Oxford has also maintained its position in joint second place but in a tussle between the East and West coasts of the US, Harvard has pushed Stanford into fourth place, having regained its position next to Oxford at number two.
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Earlier this month, Senator Elizabeth Warren made some riveting remarks in support of the social sciences at the annual COSSA Colloquium in Washington, D.C. Her personal and passionate address reminded the room full of social scientists that there are others outside of academia who champion our work and that there are some on Capitol Hill who utilize it as a valued resource. While reading her words may not depict her tone of urgency and enthusiasm, we are happy to provide a full transcript below.
Robert Cialdini: The Power of Social Vs. Economic and Regulatory Factors in Behavior Change On November 12, 2013, Dr. Robert Cialdini, Dr. […]
SAGE was delighted earlier this week, to be both a part of and sponsor for the Academy of Social Sciences inaugural lecture, which was this year given by the Rt Hon David Willetts MP.
Since our founding, SAGE has been committed to both supporting and advocating the intrinsic value of social science research to both policy […]