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Sintayehu Alemu, former PhD fellow in UNIKE. Photo by Aarhus University.
Sintayehu at his defence. Photo by Igor Repac/University of Ljubljana.

UNIKE PhD fellow Sintayehu Alemu is awarded PhD title

2016.10.31Sintayehu Alemu, PhD fellow in UNIKE, is now officially awarded the title of doctor.

Rebecca Lund is currently holding a postdoc position in UNIKE. Rebecca was awarded the prize at an official event at Aalto University. Photo by Ib Jensen / Aarhus University.

UNIKE postdoc Rebecca Lund awarded "best PhD thesis of the year"

2016.10.31Rebecca Lund has been awarded a prize for her PhD thesis at Aalto University, Finland.

Collage on Janja's time at Bristol University as a UNIKE PhD fellow.
Janja Komljenovič has been doing her UNIKE PhD fellowship at Bristol University.

First doctor comes out of UNIKE

2016.10.14Janja Komljenovič defended her PhD thesis on October 4th and became the first doctor to emerge from UNIKE.

Benedikte Custers and Miguel Lim together with the Volkswagen Foundation Conference Grant Awardees at the Academia Europaea Conference 2016 in Hannover.

Benedikte Custers and Miguel Lim represent UNIKE at Academia Europaea Conference in Hannover

2016.10.10UNIKE PhD fellows Miguel Lim and Benedikte Custers participated in the Academia Europaea Conference at the University of Kassel in Hannover, Germany.

Video interviews

UNIKE supervisor Rebecca Boden explains about resocializing the university. Are universities becoming more like the wild west? Is the co-op university the way forward?

Professor Ove Kaj Pedersen, CBS, is being interviewed by PhD fellow Miguel Lim about the key trends in higher education and their relation to the 'competition state'.

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Fri 13 Jan
13:30-17:00 | Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV, building D, room D170
Official opening of CHEF
Opening of the new research centre CHEF in collaboration between DPU and CUDiM.


UNIKE's mail:

UNIKE Coordinator
Professor Susan Wright
T: +45 8716 3628

UNIKE Project Manager
Jakob Williams Ørberg
T: +45

UNIKE Research Assistant
Lisbeth Kristine Walakira
T: +45 9350 8321

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Universities in the Knowledge Economy (UNIKE) is a collaborative research project investigating the dynamic relationships between universities and knowledge economies in Europe and in the Asia-Pacific Rim.

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UNIKE Notes on Doctoral Education

UNIKE is an Initial Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Union, FP7 – Marie Curie Actions

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration.

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