Category: Times Higher Education

A ranking for interdisciplinarity is a poor measure for the quality of research and teaching in universities

Few academics, students or policymakers would dispute the value of addressing societal problems by setting them in the context of ‘the dynamic relationship’ between different disciplines. Christopher Daley and Linda Hantrais argue that interdisciplinar…

Times Higher Education is expanding, but what is it becoming?

Since its origins as a newspaper supplement, the Times Higher Education (THE) has become so much more than a higher education news company. As its business model and commercial raison d’être changed, so has its rankings-related journalism. In thi…