New 2008 world university rankings from SJTU

2008 Shanghai Jiao Tong University League Table just published... The latest SJTU rankings for 2008 now published although not "official" it seems until 15 August. Harvard is again top as in 2007, and Cambridge remains in 4th position and top from the UK. Top 20 as follows: 1 Harvard University 2 Stanford University 3 University … Continue reading New 2008 world university rankings from SJTU

Poll of polls

Silly season is upon us... A "poll of polls" as produced by the Times Higher Education. It is a simple average of rankings of the most recent UK league tables published. No claims are made, rightly, for statistical rigour. This would qualify as what Peter Snow in his swingometer days would have described as "just … Continue reading Poll of polls