Man in mechanical invention

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

woman trying to kick ball from within a zorb ball / bubble

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


Universities could lose out as emphasis switches to supporting innovation

Hong Kong

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

Candace Johnson

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’


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

MRI scan

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

Bio Robotics at Delft University of Technology

THE analysis shines a light on institutions that have thought outside the box on research collaboration and funding

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Maastricht president says funds can help to build bridge between public and private sectors

The Duke of York’s support for London Met shows how the Royal Family can make a difference in higher education, says Jack Grove

Institutions that succeed in helping regional growth deserve being included in measures of performance, says Simon Baker

Man with F1 car on head

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

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