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Category: World View

International views and societal comments on life issues including globalisation, women in the workforce, work life balance, vaccinations, parenthood and more.

BlueSky Ranking Of University Rankings 2022/23 – North America

When QS Quacquarelli Symonds and Times Higher Education partnered to publish their first THE-QS World University Ranking in 2004, Harvard University ranked #1. Nearly twenty years later, Harvard is still at the top, but not in either of the rankings that QS and THE now publish separately.

BlueSky Ranking Of University Rankings 2022/23 – Asia & Oceania

Chinese universities now fill 8 of the top 30 places in the BlueSky Thinking Ranking of University Rankings 2022/23 – Asia & Oceania, which is the first league table to combine the annual results of the four global university rankings compiled by THE, QS, US News and ARWU Shanghai.

Levelling Up Needs Local Solutions

Too often the "levelling up" debate has revolved around high-profile infrastructure projects, such as High Speed 2, but research shows that effective solutions don't need to be either expensive or complex.

BlueSky Ranking Of University Rankings 2022/23 – Europe

The BlueSky Thinking Ranking of University Rankings 2022/23 - Europe is the first ever compilation of the four major global university rankings - THE, QS, USNews and ARWU Shanghai - to assess the overall performance of the top 50 universities in Europe.

BlueSky Ranking Of University Rankings 2022/23 – Global

The BlueSky Thinking Ranking of University Rankings 2022/23 - Global is the first ever compilation of the four major global university rankings - THE, QS, USNews and ARWU Shanghai - to assess the overall performance of the top 100 universities in the world.

plastic bottle lies abandoned on the sand

Can Maths Stop Us Littering?

Littering incurs significant costs to coastal resorts and local authorities every year. Can a simple maths system help us clean things up?