Industry

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Firm steps up collaboration with university as world’s biggest tech companies race to harness quantum physics

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Canada and Finland also score highly in research assessing the effectiveness of education systems in 35 economies

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Major investment in advanced medical manufacturing announced by government

Leaving Lehman Brothers

New data show how universities took up the slack when businesses cut back on R&D. But the crisis also led to greater demands on universities to boost growth

Lightbulb innovation

Nature Index examines how research articles are cited in third-party patents  

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Aarhus University has signed up companies to fund fundamental research in what it calls a ‘patent-free playground’

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Science policy experts have concerns about the effectiveness of new UK government support model

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European Innovation Council mission to create ‘unicorns’ may deprive academics of funding, critics warn

The serial entrepreneur speaks to Times Higher Education at the 2017 THE Innovation and Impact Summit

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Leader of Hong Kong Polytechnic University says institution ‘cannot think of itself as an isolated island’

The Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology building at Shantou University on December 16, 2015 in Shantou, China

First Israeli university in China welcomes students this summer

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Sydney’s deputy v-c says government must put its money where its mouth is

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Universities could lose out as emphasis switches to supporting innovation

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Vice-president says universities must convince researchers that journal articles are not the only way to disseminate knowledge

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Candace Johnson says universities should cultivate a belief in their students that they ‘can do everything’

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Rotterdam School of Management contract with oil company ‘promised influence over curriculum and admissions’

Fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0

Ahead of the THE Innovation and Impact Summit, École Polytechnique president Jacques Biot urges universities to prepare for ‘Industry 4.0’

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Ahead of the THE Innovation and Impact Summit, speaker Max Lu looks at the challenges of university-industry partnership

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US scholar argues that academics punch above their weight in key discoveries

Students of the Ecole Polytechnique school march during the traditional Bastille Day military parade. France

New president keen to support Paris institution’s ‘agility’, according to its leader