I had to share this blog from MindMake! It also applies to higher education. Wishful thinking…
|2016 Latin America rank||World University Rank 2015-16||Institution||Country|
|1||201–250||University of São Paulo||Brazil|
|2||351–400||State University of Campinas||Brazil|
|3||401–500||Pontifical Catholic University of Chile||Chile|
|4||501–600||University of Chile||Chile|
|5||501–600||Federal University of Rio de Janeiro||Brazil|
|6||501–600||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)||Brazil|
|7||601–800||Federal University of Minas Gerais||Brazil|
|8||501–600||Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education||Mexico|
|9||401–500||National Autonomous University of Mexico||Mexico|
|10||501–600||University of the Andes, Colombia||Colomb|
Read the THE article here.
Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College at the top. For the complete list go here.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the 20 best institutions based on private-sector investment per academic.
The OECD has released this interesting report (which can be downloaded for free) “presents two, linked, approaches that can be used to assess university-business cooperation in the field of education: a scorecard and an assessment framework that can be used for project planning and the assessment of investment proposals. Both can be used for assessing the progress of projects, from different perspectives, and both can be used for assessing the success of cooperation projects.”
I am happy to say that I helped develop Figure 1.2 on page 10 while I was at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez with Wayne Johnson, who at the time was director of university relations at Microsoft. We later refined it while working at HP Labs and it appears to have viraled around HP!