Asia Universities Summit

Man with F1 car on head

McLaren Applied Technologies director sees need to go ‘beyond STEM’, THE-Ulsan summit hears

Feridun Hamdullahpur

University of Waterloo recruits British academics ‘worried about future’ after referendum

Woman interacting with robot

Presidents agree on need to respond but are warned against being ‘slaves to industry’

Hyundai shipping yard

Universities on the continent must shun xenophobia themselves, THE-Ulsan event hears

Ahead of the Asia Universities Summit, Feridun Hamdullahpur sets out what you need to consider when carrying out industry-funded research

High tech manufacturing

Universities in the US, South Korea and elsewhere must contribute to the advancement of the knowledge-based industries of the 21st century, says Doh-Yeon Kim

Black Lives Matter protestors, White House, Washington D.C.

Ana Mari Cauce, who is Cuban-American and gay, aims to improve race and identity relations on campus

Men helping woman to climb obstacle

Tuition rises have left middle classes ‘slammed’, and low African American enrolments can cause tensions, warns Gene Block

Chinese dragon performer in London

Former universities minister sees Chinese branch campuses as ‘prize’ for UK

Thomas Rosenbaum, president of Caltech

President Thomas Rosenbaum also defines his role as maintaining a culture ‘where people dream’

Lanterns hanging from temple roof, Shanghai

Shanghai Jiao Tong University a model of how China’s universities can transform and put innovation first, says president

Jean-Lou Chameau president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Jean-Lou Chameau says new institution has established 'remarkable' research record since opening and has not been influenced by Saudi Arabian cultural issues 

THE Asia Universities Summit 2016

The 2016 THE Asia Universities Summit took place at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology this week

Steve Kang, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Steve Kang says he wants to challenge East Asian 'uni-directional' tradition of education where students simply 'prepare for the test'