25 avril 2017

Three African centres of excellence launched

By Christabel Ligami. Kenya has launched three African Centres of Excellence in universities with support from the World Bank. More...

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24 avril 2017

Normandie: nouvelle association régionale des entreprises des savoir-faire d’excellence

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.Cette association aura pour objectif de créer une filière d’excellence avec pour mission la labellisation et la promotion des produits normands, le développement commercial et de l’export, la transmission de savoir-faire, et l’innovation. Dans le cadre de la nouvelle politique de contractualisation avec les filières, les EPV pourront donc compter sur le soutien financier et logistique de la Région. Voir l'article...

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20 avril 2017

Increasing the representativeness of REF panel membership

Résultat de recherche d'images pour In January 2015, the Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel for the Research Excellence Framework expressed disappointment that relatively little progress had been made since the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise towards increasing the diversity of panel membership for 2014. More...

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How varied work experience improves graduate prospects

Résultat de recherche d'images pour With an increasing focus on the career progression of graduates, both through the Teaching Excellence Framework and the Government’s productivity plan, HEFCE’s Skills team has been working with the sector to explore the value of work experience. More...

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The more things change with the REF, the more they stay the same

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The next steps in the evolution of research assessment are upon us with the publication of the consultation for REF2021.
Quite rightly, there will be extensive conversations and much exchanging of views before formally responding to a consultation, which, given the significance of the proposals on which it is based, is necessarily world-beating in length. More...

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Research takes many forms – this should shape how we assess it

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Principles are one thing. Logistics quite another. It can only be good news that the next Research Excellence Framework will aim to reduce burden on the sector and attempts to game the system. More...

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Research Excellence Framework 2021: applications invited for Main Panel Chairs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The REF is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK universities and higher education colleges. The results of the REF drive the allocation of public funding for research. This major exercise is undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. More...

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15 avril 2017

The automated university: Bots, drones amid the dreaming spires

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University teaching is under the microscope as institutions brace themselves for the first Teaching Excellence Framework, which will accord them gold, silver and bronze status. More...

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14 avril 2017

The White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

HomeSection 1.  Policy.  Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have made, and continue to make, extraordinary contributions to the general welfare and prosperity of our country.  Established by visionary leaders, America's HBCUs have, for more than 150 years, produced many of our Nation's leaders in business, government, academia, and the military, and have helped create a black middle class.  The Nation's more than 100 HBCUs are located in 20 States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and serve more than 300,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.  These institutions are important engines of economic growth and public service, and they are proven ladders of intergenerational advancement. More...

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11 avril 2017

500 millions d’euros pour l’université de Lille, qui a décroché le label I-SITE

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "lavoixdunord logo"Par Christophe Caron. Ce mardi, le président de Région, Didier Robert, s’est rendu au campus du Moufia dans le cadre d’une rencontre-échange intitulée "Regards croisés sur la formation et la recherche universitaire à La Réunion"Voir l'article...

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