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Environment - Academic Rankings - 10.07.2019
Finds CMU’s Rubin Leads in Carbon Capture and Storage Research
The effects of climate change are evident worldwide - and carbon capture and storage (CCS) - where CO2 is removed from the output of industrial processes and fossil fuel power plants - or is directly captured from the air - is gaining widespread attention as a potentially critical option for avoiding the dangerous impacts of climate change.

Innovation / Technology - Academic Rankings - 13.02.2019
Bigger teams aren’t always better in science and tech
In today's science and business worlds, it's increasingly common to hear that solving big problems requires a big team. But a new analysis of more than 65 million papers, patents and software projects found that smaller teams produce much more disruptive and innovative research. In a new paper published by Nature , University of Chicago researchers examined 60 years of publications and found that smaller teams were far more likely to introduce new ideas to science and technology, while larger teams more often developed and consolidated existing knowledge.

Academic Rankings - 10.12.2018
Simple tips to curb overindulgence can help stop pounds piling on at Christmas
A global list of the most highly cited researchers has found nine University of Birmingham academics to be amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade. Placement on the list has been recognised as a significant achievement for those named and marks an increase on previous years.

Academic Rankings - 03.10.2018
The first step to choosing the ’right’ college? Ignore the rankings
New research review finds scant evidence for the widespread belief that attending a "top tier" college leads to success in school and in life. It's that time of year again, when many high school seniors - and their parents - are stressed out about college applications. They pour over college brochures and websites, talk to friends and spend sleepless nights eyeing rankings in an exhaustive exercise to choose the best school.

Innovation / Technology - Academic Rankings - 14.02.2018
Research influences innovation on a global scale
Research influences innovation on a global scale
How much impact does research carried out at individual universities have on innovation globally? To find out, a team of scientists from several schools developed a ranking system based on citations in patent literature. And on that score, EPFL sits in seventh place, just behind Stanford and above the California Institute of Technology.

Academic Rankings - Life Sciences - 01.11.2017
U-M ranks 8th in US for research output
Nature Index tallies top research papers by scientists nationwide, reveals troubling trends for American science ANN ARBOR-A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.

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