Resources for research managers

Demonstrating your research success relies on accurate data

Looking to establish, improve, or maintain your university’s reputation and standing? Research output and citation data attributed to your university is a determining factor.

Every rankings organization has its own methodology, but they all base their rankings on data.

Examples of different methodologies from two rankings organizations, Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings and the QS World University Rankings®, reveal how data about your institution contributes to the rankings.

Migrating your data from different sources to ensure clarity, transparency and accuracy is a challenge. Get an overview of why City University of Hong Kong (CityU) chose Pure to combine data from multiple systems into one, centralized system for cleaner data.

Read how in this case statement.

What you will get from this report

Methodologies explained

Methodologies explained

How rankings organizations such as THE and QS use research output data in their methodologies.

Actionable advice

Actionable advice

Suggestions of what you and your researchers can do to improve the quality of data representing your university.

Real-life example

Real-life example

Read how City University of Hong Kong (City U) centralized their data for better oversight into their research performance.