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Professor Susan Wright appointed member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

2015.08.26UNIKE Professor Susan Wright was earlier this year appointed as a member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Sintayehu Alemu is doing his PhD at the University of Ljubljana under the UNIKE research project. Photo by Aarhus University.

Sintayehu Alemu represents UNIKE at conference about improving university teaching

2015.08.24UNIKE PhD Fellow Sintayehu Alemu participates in the 40th International Conference on Improving University Teaching at the University of Ljubljana.

Christopher Newfield is an associated partner to the UNIKE project. He is professor of Literature and American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, author of Unmaking the Public University (Harvard University Press) and co-editor of the blog Remaking the University.

New essay on Inside Higher Ed by Christopher Newfield

2015.07.27Christopher Newfield's newly published essay "Time for a New Strategy" gives a view on new strategies for faculty on academic freedom and governance.

Freya Jie Gao at her fieldwork in Beijing. Private photo by Freya.

Freya Jie Gao returns from secondment in China

2015.07.15UNIKE PhD Fellow Freya Jie Gao has recently returned from a three-month secondment at the Sino-Danish Center.


Interview with Distinguished Professor Shamsul AB, The National University of Malaysia.

Interview with Professor Donald Brenneise, University of California, by the UNIKE Project.

Interview with Professor Shaoxue Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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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. Read more.

UNIKE partners

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UNIKE's mailbox

UNIKE Coordinator
Professor Susan Wright
T: +45 8716 3628

UNIKE Project Manager
Kathrin Gramsch
T: +45 8716 4145

UNIKE Research Assistant
Lisbeth Kristine Walakira
T: +45 8716 3868

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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