Trinity College Dublin: A Case of Rankings AbuseTrinity College Dublin (TCD) is giving itself a public flogging over its fall in the rankings. This is rather odd since in fact it has been doing pretty well over the last few years with one exception.
It seems that TCD is doing the academic equivalent of taking a dive.
Source: University Ranking Watch: Trinity College Dublin: A Case of Rankings Abuse
So the 2016 QS subject rankings are out. There has been a mild controversy about TCD communications with people who might respond to the survey on which much of the ranking is rated, but nonetheless the story overall is worth examining.