ARWU

AcronymDefinition
ARWUAcademic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong University; China)
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Appendices include the methodologies used for the main international rankings, the 2008 ARWU Country Ranking from Shanghai Jiao Tong U.
Welcoming the news, Chief Executive of Universities Australia, Belinda Robinson, said the country s improved standings in the 2012 ARWU is apt recognition of the high-quality of Australian research and teaching programs.
ARWU 2009 formulates the rankings by considering various academic achievements which include Alumni Award of Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals (10 percent), Scholars Award of Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals (20 percent), authors of Highly Cited Papers (HiCi) cited from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in 22 subject categories (20 percent), articles published in "Nature" and "Science" (20 percent), the Science Citation Index (SCI) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) (20 percent), and the per capita academic performance (PCP) of an institution (10 percent).