Democratic renewal, food security, reindustrialization, digital transition, sustainability in the Amazon biome are critical challenges faced by Brazilian society
Projeto Métricas DORA partnership summary of findings
Evaluation of research results and researchers is in constant evolution. In a survey conducted together with the community of signatories of the San Francisco Declaration, we asked a group of academics engaged in evaluation processes in their institutions about the processes and management of evaluation in their university. To support Brazilian institutions wanting to review […]
The QS Subject analyzes participating institutions in 51 areas of knowledge, divided into five broad areas: arts and humanities, life and clinical sciences, natural sciences, engineering and technology, and applied social and social sciences. The performance of state universities in São Paulo in the 2021 edition of the QS Subject was analyzed in a report […]
The GEURS ranking is now in its 11th edition. It is composed of a global survey of employers to ask not only who they regard as the best institutions to employ graduates from, but the skills and dimensions that they value when looking for new hires. This makes the survey more detailed than the similarly structured QS Employability Ranking.
The Times Higher Education Young Universities counts universities that are 50 years old or younger, meaning that in the state of São Paulo the only public universities eligible for inclusion are Unesp (for another four years) and UFABC.
The QS World University Rankings aims to guide students and their families in choosing higher education institutions. Its methodology is based on: an academic reputation survey (40%); an employer opinion survey (10%); number of students per full-time equivalent academic staff (FTE) (20%); number of citations per FTE staff normalized by area of knowledge and year […]
The Magna Charta Universitatum was originally signed by 366 universities in 1988 on the 900th anniversary of the founding of the University of Bologna. The MCU is upheld by a non-profit observatory that ensures adherence to the agreement. The original 1988 agreement guaranteed institutional and academic freedom, and the indivisibility of teaching and research. Given […]
Embrapa released its 2020 Social Report. Its content offers key input and result statistics. Such metrics allow an estimation of the social impact of Embrapa’s research and extension. Impacts such as the number of jobs generated and the return on investment. The 2020 social reporting is based on Embrapa’s impact assessment model. A model that […]
This session was presented through a partnership between the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS), Research Evaluation Working Group (REWG). and Associação Brasileira de Gestores de Pesquisa (ABRAMA).
Professor John Aubrey Douglass from the University of California at Berkeley presents his thoughts on how the public university can improve their relationships with different segments of society. Comments by Prof. Elizabeth Balbachevsky, from the FFLCH/USP
Presentation held by Prof. Pedro N. Teixeira from U. do Porto during the V Workshop Metricas about Higher Education policies and management
On assuming the presidency of the United States on the 21st of January 2021, one of President Joe Biden’s first moves was to appoint Eric Lander as the new Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and as Science Advisor to the President. This title, for the first time in American history, was […]
Presentation held by Prof. Pedro N. Teixeira from U. do Porto during the V Workshop Metricas about Higher Education policies and management. Presentation Link About the session: From university-centric metrics to society-centric metrics Robin Mason (University of Birmingham) Carlos Azzoni (USP) Cleópatra Planeta (UNESP) Pedro Teixeira (U. do Porto) Renato Pedrosa (Unicamp) Metrics centered on […]
This article was presented during the V Workshop Metricas by Prof. Nina Ranieri from the FD/USP Law School.
This comprehensive report focuses not on the performance of individual institutions, but on the performance of higher education systems. This approach allows important insights and comparisons that are not available to institutional level analyses. First of all, it can consider graduate outcomes in a comparative way that speaks not to the individual success of the […]
This text summarises the contribution of Prof. Yvonne Mascarenhas (IFSC-USP) to the V Workshop Metricas, held in December 2020. The text reports the long history of interaction between the university and society in the São Carlos region, in the state of São Paulo. This relation proved vital in the mobilisation of legislators to ensure public […]
This report provides a structured way of comparing the functioning of higher education systems. Approaches such as this encourage universities to think and strategise together and cooperate for visions of the future, rather than competing with one another.
The best university reports are written with their ideal audience in mind. These are the key stakeholders who make vital decisions about the financing of higher education institutions.
1st december, tuesday14h00 – 15h30 (BRT) From university-centric metrics to society-centric metrics Carlos Azzoni (USP) Cleópatra Planeta (UNESP) Pedro Teixeira (U. do Porto) Renato Pedrosa (Unicamp) Robin Mason (University of Birmingham) Metrics centered on society aim to highlight the answers given by the university to the needs and expectations of the community that maintains it. […]