Higher Education Reform

Universities Should Reimagine Governance Along Co-Operative Lines
Higher Education Reform
May 20, 2024

Universities Should Reimagine Governance Along Co-Operative Lines

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Striving for Linguistic Diversity in Scientific Research
Communication
May 1, 2024

Striving for Linguistic Diversity in Scientific Research

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The Power of Fuzzy Expectations: Enhancing Equity in Australian Higher Education
Business and Management INK
April 22, 2024

The Power of Fuzzy Expectations: Enhancing Equity in Australian Higher Education

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Using Translational Research as a Model for Long-Term Impact
Impact
March 21, 2024

Using Translational Research as a Model for Long-Term Impact

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Addressing the United Kingdom’s Lack of Black Scholars

Addressing the United Kingdom’s Lack of Black Scholars

In the UK, out of 164 university vice-chancellors, only two are Black. Professor David Mba was recently appointed as the first Black vice-chancellor […]

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Research Integrity Should Not Mean Its Weaponization

Research Integrity Should Not Mean Its Weaponization

Commenting on the trend for the politically motivated forensic scrutiny of the research records of academics, Till Bruckner argues that singling out individuals in this way has a chilling effect on academic freedom and distracts from efforts to address more important systemic issues in research integrity.

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When University Decolonization in Canada Mends Relationships with Indigenous Nations and Lands

When University Decolonization in Canada Mends Relationships with Indigenous Nations and Lands

Community-based work and building and maintaining relationships with nations whose land we live upon is at the heart of what Indigenizing is. It is not simply hiring more faculty, or putting the titles “decolonizing” and “Indigenizing” on anything that might connect to Indigenous peoples.

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The Social Sciences Are Under Attack in Higher Education

The Social Sciences Are Under Attack in Higher Education

The social sciences have been a consistent target for political operatives around the United States in recent years., and recent actions at the state level have opened a new front in the long-running conflict.

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Reimagining Higher Education In Australia, From The Past To The Present

Reimagining Higher Education In Australia, From The Past To The Present

In the lead-up to the release of the final report of the University Accord next month, the author asks, ‘What is the current state of Australian higher education? And how did we get here?’

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When Social Impact And Global University Rankings Collide: Successful Beginnings For African Universities

When Social Impact And Global University Rankings Collide: Successful Beginnings For African Universities

The authors have launched a new international, multi-institution and interdisciplinary research project. “African universities as enablers of social innovation and sustainable development” is funded by the Worldwide Universities Network.

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Too Many ‘Gray Areas’ In Workplace Culture Fosters Racism And Discrimination

Too Many ‘Gray Areas’ In Workplace Culture Fosters Racism And Discrimination

The new president of the American Sociological Association spent more than 10 years interviewing over 200 Black workers in a variety of roles – from the gig economy to the C-suite. I found that many of the problems they face come down to organizational culture. Too often, companies elevate diversity as a concept but overlook the internal processes that disadvantage Black workers.

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An Australian Look at Generalist Degrees Like Social Science Shows Value of Adaptability

An Australian Look at Generalist Degrees Like Social Science Shows Value of Adaptability

The generalist degree has a big part to play in the emerging higher education landscape for graduates. Humanities, social science, general science, technology and creative industries fields such as design can deliver adaptable, flexible mindsets.

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