Informations européennes
23 janvier 2018

Change in law so foreign academics won't risk fines

Denmark's government says it will change the law so foreign academics can share their knowledge outside universities without risking fines, reports Associated Press. Higher Education and Science Minister Søren Pind says the rules send "a message contrary to what Denmark wants to signal". More...

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New government will face pressure for new deal for HE

By Michael Gardner. With talks over a new German government dragging on, heads of higher education and research organisations and institutions have spoken out on what they expect a coming administration to tackle. More...

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How can universities remain international post-Brexit?

By Miranda Thomas. Universities in the United Kingdom can truly claim ‘we are international’. One in six of our students are from outside the UK – over 436,000 students. More than 25% of staff are from outside the UK – 55,000 people from more than 180 countries. And 710,000 students are registered on UK programmes overseas. More...

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New research strategy has an eye on the Nobel Prize

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The Danish government has launched a new research and innovation strategy aimed at both getting value for money from spending on research, innovation and the distribution of knowledge based on research, and ensuring research is of the highest quality. More...

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LERU universities contribute €100 billion to economy

By Jan Petter Myklebust and Brendan O’Malley. Investment in leading research universities generates a substantial return for the wider economy, and the 23 members of the League of European Research Universities or LERU are contributing almost €100 billion (US$117 billion) to the European economy and 1.3 million jobs, according to a new study. More...

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Brexit breakthrough helps universities in short term

By Brendan O’Malley. Universities have welcomed the breakthrough in negotiations between the United Kingdom government and the European Union in phase one of the exit deal, agreed on Friday, because of its positive impact on universities. More...

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Academic charged for sharing her research findings

Brooke Harrington, an American professor of business and politics at Denmark’s Copenhagen Business School, travels the world studying tax havens and sharing her findings with academics, policy-makers and the general public. Harrington sees public scholarship as an essential part of her work as an academic. But Danish immigration authorities are calling it something else: a crime, writes Collen Flaherty for Inside Higher Ed. More...

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Oxford University to sell a bond - It's a first

The University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world, was last week planning to sell its first bond armed with a newly-minted triple A credit rating, writes Marc Jones for Reuters. More...

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UK universities must face Brexit drivers and outcomes

The stakes are high for UK universities in the oncoming Brexit negotiations, which could move into the area of trade negotiation this month. More...

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Performance-related university funding reform agreed

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The Danish parliament has agreed a new model for university funding, placing less emphasis on the taximeter model in which institutions are awarded funds based on the number of students who have graduated and introducing elements of funding based on quality and outcomes. More...

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