Academic Reputation Survey for 2012

Posted by Celia Walter | 14 Mar, 2012

...Thomson Reuters Launches Academic Reputation Survey for 2012 Largest undertaking of its kind delivers more accurate representation of research institutions.

Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, March 12, 2012 - The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of its 2012 Academic Reputation Survey, for a current evaluation of higher education institutions globally. This is the third consecutive year the reputation survey has been conducted.

The survey, which is sent to over 200,000 academics and researchers around the world, engages professional scholars to obtain a more accurate assessment of the institutional landscape. Survey respondents are asked which institutions they consider the best in terms of research, teaching and other factors, such as geographical region. These assessments are combined with other key variables to create a comprehensive profile for each institution...

The survey forms an important part of Thomson Reuters Global Institutional Profiles Project, an initiative to create data-driven profiles of globally significant research institutions. Combined with citation metrics from Web of Knowledge(TM) and data provided by the institutions themselves, these results are delivered in the Institutional Profiles module of InCites(TM) to analyze productivity and benchmark against peers worldwide...

For more information on the Institutional Profiles module of InCites, visit