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  • Will higher education in the 21st century belong to China?

    Will higher education in the 21st century belong to China?

    Via Times Higher Education : The time is right for Europe’s universities to make Chinese connections, say Ka Ho Mok and Jin Jiang Times Higher Education recently announced in its BRICS and Emerging Economics University Rankings 2017 that India has increased its share of top universities, but China still has the […]

  • The world’s most international universities

    The world’s most international universities

    Via The Week : Britain dominates top ten of institutions with ‘outward-looking characteristics’ British universities are among some of the most “international” in the world, according to Times Higher Education (THE). Five of the top ten institutions in the magazine’s list for 2016 were from the UK: Imperial College London; the […]

  • UK’s first centre for Brexit studies launched at Birmingham City University

    UK’s first centre for Brexit studies launched at Birmingham City University

    Via Independent : UK’s first centre for Brexit studies launched at Birmingham City University Researchers at the new centre will study issues relating to Brexit, including business and trade, national security, hate crime and radicalisation and cultural identity Birmingham City University is to launch a Centre for Brexit Studies (CBS) to […]

  • 4 Australian universities in captivating locations

    4 Australian universities in captivating locations

    Via Asian Correspondent : 4 Australian universities in captivating locations From crystal-clear waters and gold velvet sands, to the desolate outback and tropical shoals; Australia is the promised land of dramatic and disparate landscapes. As one of the most isolated countries in the world, it can sometimes seem ironic that it’s […]

  • Australian university gets $27 million funding for clean water project

    Australian university gets $27 million funding for clean water project

    Via International Business Times : Australian university gets $27 million funding for clean water project An Australian project from Monash University’s Sustainable Development Institute, aiming to ensure water access for urban poor, has been awarded US$27 million (AU$35 million) in funding. Institute director Prof Rebekah Brown has received the award from […]

  • The UK’s industrial strategy: what will it mean for universities?

    The UK’s industrial strategy: what will it mean for universities?

    Via Times Higher Education : The UK’s industrial strategy: what will it mean for universities? New approach calls research crucial to raising productivity, but there is a shift in focus to industrial challenges The UK government’s new industrial strategy, unveiled by Theresa May during a visit to northwest England on 23 […]

  • How Does Irish University Sporting Culture Compare to Opportunities Abroad?

    How Does Irish University Sporting Culture Compare to Opportunities Abroad?

    Via University Times : How Does Irish University Sporting Culture Compare to Opportunities Abroad? Sports culture is a vital aspect of university life in Ireland. But how do other European universities match up in encouraging student participation in sport? Sports culture is a vital aspect of university life in Ireland. In […]

  • UK universities getting better at commercialising research

    UK universities getting better at commercialising research

    Via New Electronics : UK universities getting better at commercialising research The relationship between universities and new technology start-ups is crucial and the UK has been relatively poor at the commercialisation of ideas, let alone commercial success. Should it be about the jobs that are created or should the financial returns […]

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    University of Bristol rises to 3rd most-targeted university by employers

    Via University of Bristol : University of Bristol rises to 3rd most-targeted university by employers A major new report out today [16 January] has revealed that students at the University of Bristol are among the most targeted by Britain’s top 100 employers. Bristol has been ranked ahead of Oxford and Cambridge […]

  • Promising graphene catalyst obtained from sticky rice

    Promising graphene catalyst obtained from sticky rice

    Via UCR Today : Researchers uncover a new function of a viral protein that manipulates host odors to attract arthropod vectors such as mosquitoes. Findings by a team of scientists, including two from the University of California, Riverside, could provide critical knowledge to attack deadly viruses transmitted by arthropods such as […]