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REF 2021: Performance, reputation & impact

This week saw the long-awaited publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results, more than seven years since the last exercise (REF 2014). Undertaken by representative higher education funding bodies of the four nations of the UK, it the most comprehensive evaluation of the research impact of UK universities.

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2022 Impact Rankings: Three Key Insights

With the rankings still in their relative infancy, there was a change in the methodology for 2022 to include SDG 17 ‘partnerships for the goals, and, as a result, we have a lot more movement in the rankings compared to the more established world rankings tables. We look at a few of the key trends and observations of this year’s release and explore what the future may hold for them

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Rankings Watch: All Change in the Impact Rankings

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2022 impact rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Hashtag Higher Ed: Three Key Takeaways

April 2022 saw the debut of Time Higher Education’s new event series for marcomms professionals, Hashtag HigherEd. The conference, hosted by Warwick Business School at the iconic Shard in London, brought together speakers and delegates from both university and other sectors to discuss issues such as branding, social media, sustainability, recruitment, quality of education and international students.

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FAQs: Media Monitoring at The World 100

Our Media Monitoring FAQs can help you explore our media monitoring tools and answer any burning questions you might have

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Media Monitoring Webinar: Exploring SMART and AURORA

Following the launch of the World 100 SMART Tool, we are hosting a webinar to help you get the most from this new initiative for World 100 Reputation Network members. SMART tracks your social media engagement on a quarterly basis across key platforms in comparison with World 100 and other leading global universities.

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World 100 Reputation Network members secure content on THE Student

Read the articles submitted and published by World 100 Reputation Network members for content on THE Student

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Research Seminar | The Reputation Opportunity (Member Only)

We will be running two seminars for our members where we will present key findings from our 2020/2021 research project, The Reputation Opportunity, and give members the opportunity to join the discussion.

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The Importance of the Public as a Key Audience

The general public was one of the focuses of the World 100 Network annual research project, just published, which set out to understand whether the high profile of academic faculty during the pandemic has led to institution reputational benefit.

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