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International ranking systems for universities and institutions: a critical appraisal

  • John PA Ioannidis1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Nikolaos A Patsopoulos1,
  • Fotini K Kavvoura1,
  • Athina Tatsioni1, 3,
  • Evangelos Evangelou1,
  • Ioanna Kouri1,
  • Despina G Contopoulos-Ioannidis4, 5 and
  • George Liberopoulos1
BMC Medicine20075:30

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-5-30

Received: 04 July 2007

Accepted: 25 October 2007

Published: 25 October 2007

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Original Submission
4 Jul 2007 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Aug 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hans Karle
17 Aug 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amy Blue
24 Aug 2007 Author responded Author comments - John Ioannidis
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Aug 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Aug 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amy Blue
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
25 Oct 2007 Editorially accepted
25 Oct 2007 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-5-30

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine
(2)
Biomedical Research Institute, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
(3)
Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
(4)
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ioannina School of Medicine
(5)
Department of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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