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The Autonomous University of Barcelona, the University of Navarra, the Autonomous University of Madrid, Pompeu Fabra and the University of Duesto are the five Spanish campuses with the best performance according to the annual classification. knowledge and development foundation which was presented on Wednesday. University excellence is focused in five areas (Catalonia, NavaraMadrid, the Basque Country and the Valencian Community) that accumulate the highest indicators of good practices.
The ranking analyzes how 79 universities perform in 28 areas of knowledge and 3,052 degrees in terms of contribution to teaching, research, knowledge transfer, internationalization and regional development. The University of Barcelona, Ponticia Comillas, Carlos III, Ramón Lull, Internacional de Catalunya, Valencia, Rovira i Virgil, Politcánica de Catalunya, Girona and Salamanca also all look great in these areas.
In turn, the universities with the lowest indicators of good performance in general are the outlying universities of Cadiz, Castilla La-Mancha, Huelva, Granada, Madrid and the UN.
In teaching, the regions that stand out are Navarra, the Basque Country, and Castilla y León. In research, Navarre, the Valencian Community, Catalonia and the Basque Country shine. In knowledge transfer, Catalonia, the Valencian Community and Navarra again stand out. In the international orientation, the most relevant are Navarra, Catalonia, Madrid and the Basque countries. and in contribution to regional development, the Basque Country, the Canary Islands and Catalonia.
The work has also measured changes in the way classes are taught since the pandemic. Where has the percentage of hybrid learning that blends face-to-face with virtual learning gone? 7% which was registered before covid 32% What’s in the 2020/2021 Curriculum.
Before March 2020, only 4% exams were held onlinea figure that rose to 86% at the start of the pandemic and that was after the end of the 2020/2021 academic year 30%,
Have universities improved since Covid? “We cannot say this globally because every year we include more indicators. But indicators such as patents granted per professor, percentage of publications with companies, foreign professors, publications per professor… have improved” , replied Ngla Mediavilla, Director of Research.
The rankings this year have focused on analyzing universities that stand out in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the so-called STEM. EN Mathematics attaches great importance to the Autonomous and Polytechnic of Madrid, the Polytechnic of Catalonia, Carlos III and Pompeu Fabra. In computer engineering, he recommends the Polytechnics of Catalonia and Madrid, Carlos III and Pompeu Fabra. and in Physics, Polytechnic of Catalonia, Valencia, Autonomous University of Madrid, Basque Country and Salamanca.
The Foundation, headed by Anna Botton, has once again emphasized the low presence of women in STEM, especially in engineering. Only 14% in computer engineering, 17% (17%) in mechanical engineering and 19% in electrical engineering. “As women advance in their professional careers at university, their attendance becomes less representative,” the report said. For example, in mathematics, 40% of those enrolled in degrees are women, 38% of thesis are read by them, they represent 28% of the teaching and research staff, and 21% of professors.
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