03 janvier 2017

Ewha University role scrutinised by corruption hearing

By Aimee Chung. South Korea’s National Assembly last week focused on the role of the prestigious Ewha Womans University as part of its fourth round of hearings into an influence peddling scandal surrounding embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Read more...

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Education ministry blocks foreign university branches

By Mushfique Wadud. Bangladesh’s Education Ministry and its higher education regulatory body the University Grants Commission, or UGC, do not see eye to eye on foreign university branches in Bangladesh. Read more...

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Stop playing off refugees against students – DSW

By Michael Gardner. Germany’s Student Welfare Service, or DSW, has warned that students and refugees seeking accommodation should not be played off against each other in the face of a growing shortage of affordable housing. Read more...

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Sciences Po plots to reconfirm world-class position

By Jane Marshall. Three and half years ago Sciences Po, the Paris Institute of Political Studies, one of Europe’s most prestigious public policy research and teaching institutions, was in turmoil following the sudden death of its director, Richard Descoings, and the publication of a scathing report by the state auditor into its financial management. Read more...

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Caltech gift tops year of generous Chinese giving to HE

By Mimi Leung and Yojana Sharma. A study of researcher mobility at 28 Swedish higher education institutions provides new and detailed data on how researchers move between institutions, nationally and internationally and confirms the positive impact of mobility on publication quality. Read more...

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Mobile researchers have higher productivity – Study

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A study of researcher mobility at 28 Swedish higher education institutions provides new and detailed data on how researchers move between institutions, nationally and internationally and confirms the positive impact of mobility on publication quality. Read more...

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Horizon 2020 endangered by low success rate, says EUA

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Horizon 2020 is endangered by critically low application success rates due to insufficient funding at the European Union and national levels, according to a consultation among the 150 member institutions of the European University Association or EUA. Read more...

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‘Global university rankings data are flawed’ – HEPI

By Brendan O'Malley. Governments and institutions should ignore leading international university rankings because they are “unreliable” and “methodologically flawed”, according to a new analysis by the United Kingdom higher education think tank, the Higher Education Policy Institute or HEPI. Read more...

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Can aid bring innovation to higher education systems?

By Brendan O'Malley. Supporting innovation and unplugging potential in higher education in today’s low-income countries going through demographic transition, especially in Africa and South Asia, may be a much tougher challenge than it has been in other parts of the world. Read more...

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Building an innovation culture via the Bologna Process

By Joseph M Piro. Innovation, entrepreneurship and competitiveness have never been far from the Bologna Process agenda. From their initial mention in the original 1999 Bologna Declaration to the 2015 Ministerial meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, innovation and Bologna’s continuing commitment to it have been underscored. Read more...

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