THE Podcast: the competition for global talent

University leaders from Russia and India and an executive from Microsoft discuss how to attract and retain top-tier academics

September 5, 2018
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Universities are competing to attract and retain globally mobile talent. What are the strategic challenges to standing out from the crowd? How much does work culture affect academics' career decisions? And do English-speaking countries have an advantage when vying for star researchers?

Phil Baty chairs this live podcast from the Times Higher Education Research Excellence Summit: Eurasia at Kazan Federal University. He’s joined by Steven Duggan, director of education partnerships at the Microsoft Corporation and member of the governing board of the Institute for Information Technologies in Education at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation; Anamika Srivastava, assistant director at the Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws at O.P. Jindal Global University; and Airat Khasianov, director of the Higher School of Information Technologies and Intelligent Systems at Kazan Federal University.

Read more about the THE Research Excellence Summit Eurasia:

Belt and Road 'shifting axis of higher education towards Asia'

Eurasia 'needs its own Bologna Process'

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