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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

May 18, 2016 - 5:46pm
A few weeks ago, the Times Higher Education published a new ranking of “top attractors of industry funds." In these two essays Alex Usher and Phil Baty offer two perspectives on the usefulness and validity of this newest ranking.
May 15, 2016 - 6:32pm
The poor quality of higher education in sub-Saharan Africa has been the subject of many articles, reports and papers. The situation has significantly improved; but more, much more remains to be done.
May 9, 2016 - 8:48am
For significant change to happen both bottom-up and top-down initiatives will be paramount, and smart management based on transformative governance principles
May 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
If international students are truly valued for their contribution to the United Kingdom, then perhaps it is time to work on cohesive policies that complement rather than counter the aims of creating a welcoming environment for international students.
May 1, 2016 - 3:51pm
A system in need of development and increased capacity.  
April 28, 2016 - 9:30am
Consultants in higher education are rarely welcome. Often seen as mercenaries, or as cover for a management team seeking  to make staff reductions, our experience is that above all, they are regarded as outsiders.
April 24, 2016 - 2:03pm
Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) states that about 40 percent of research production within the agency is the result of international collaboration.
April 19, 2016 - 5:12pm
If we can’t engage in civil discourse on campus, I don’t think we stand a chance at interacting across national borders. 
April 13, 2016 - 2:44pm
International collaboration, increasingly pursued to improve productivity as well as impact and relevance, outstrips results from individual work or local partnerships alone.
April 10, 2016 - 4:52pm
Some academics publish a lot – and others publish at moderate rates, or not at all. It has always been so.

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