How can universities leverage their pandemic reputation boost?

In October 2022, Head of The World 100 Reputation Network, Mark Sudbury contributed to an article for Times Higher Education. The piece explored whether universities were able to achieve a reputational gain during the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily through related research. This topic was also the focus of The World 100 Reputation Network's research in 2020/2021, giving Mark a unique perspective within the discussion. 

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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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Storytelling Webinar: A lesson in community engagement

Speakers from The University of Newcastle, Australia, shared how the university has used the period of the pandemic to reinvent its engagement with key communities by breaking down the barriers between brand and communications through storytelling

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Communicating Climate Action

W100 member UNSW Sydney has brought a global alliance of top climate change researchers together to provide a global platform for universities to communicate climate research with authority

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Coming up with the COVID-19 answers: Universities communicating latest research

Universities around the world have been stepping up to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways. Our latest round-up from World 100 members highlights how universities have been showcasing the efforts of scientists and social scientists in addressing key elements of the pandemic.

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The R-Word 2015/16: Research communications at world-class universities – Full Report

Strategies for impactful research communications was the focus of our 2015/16 World 100 annual research project; access the full report and case studies for the study here.

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The R-Word 2015/16: Research communications at world-class universities – Executive Summary

Strategies for impactful research communications was the focus of our 2015/16 World 100 annual research project; access the report summary here.

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2016 Dublin Conference Workshop: Insights from rankings for impactful research communications

A workshop from the 2016 Dublin conference helping audiences discern insights from rankings for impactful research communications

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