SSU Researchers Presented Webometrics ranking of Ukrainian Educational Institutions – 2015

On March 25, researchers of SSU Center of Webometrics and Web Marketing presented an updated edition of the webometrics ranking "SWR" (SumyWebRank), as well as participated in the award ceremony of winners at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Nearly 800 educational institutions of pre-institute preparation were the ranking's participants – the members of the V Competition on the best website of the educational institution that holds by the Ukrainian Internet Association (UIA) with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Inna Sovsun, the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine expressed her thanks to all organizers who created new ideas and approaches in the education system, which aimed at further progress, where the presentation of the educational institutions at the Internet in spite of the difficult situation in the state is one of the main indices.

Tatiana Popova, the Head of the Board of UIA denoted the contribution of Sumy State University to the preparation of new edition of the webometric ranking of the educational institutions, which became a separate nomination at the annual competition of the best website of the educational institution of this year according to UIA.

The Head of Center of Webometrics and Web Marketing Dmytro Filchenko mentioned the webometrics approach for evaluating the educational institutions' activity as a good complement of the expert approach that is mostly used in the various websites competitions. Moreover, the webometrics allows conducting of automated monitoring of the open information and usefulness of any institution: from the educational institutions to the mass media and authorities within 24 hours.

The full version of results and ranking techniques you can find at the First Ukrainian Ranking Portal.

Remind, the webometrics ranking "SWR" was initiated in 2013 by Sumy State University as an example of the University's research product with the substantial innovative and social points.