CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019: indicators open access and gender
The new indicators introduced in the 2019 edition of the Leiden Ranking provide large-scale systematic evidence to inform science policy discussions on open access publishing and gender diversity. The indicators can be used to trace developments over time within individual universities and to make comparisons between universities.
Open access publishing and gender diversity are among the most heavily debated issues in science policy. To inform the debate on these important topics, the 2019 edition of the CWTS Leiden Ranking introduces indicators of open access publishing and gender diversity. These indicators, made available for all 963 universities worldwide included in the ranking, offer a large amount of systematic evidence on open access publishing and gender diversity at the level of research-intensive higher education institutions.
For the revelations and limitations of this new edition, read the CWTS blog: