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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.

Catherine Butcher presenting at the BAM conference at Newcastle University Business School.
UNIKE PhD fellow Catherine Butcher together with two other doctoral students at the BAM conference.

Catherine Butcher presents her research findings at two major conferences

2016.09.21PhD fellow Catherine Butcher represents UNIKE at the BAM and EFMD conferences at Newcastle University Business School and the IESE Business School in Barcelona.

The European Consortium for Political Research conference was this year held at Charled University in Prague.
Professor and supervisor in UNIKE Susan Robertson from the Centre for Globalisation Education and Social Futures at Bristol University.
UNIKE PhD fellow Que Anh Dang presenting at the ECPR conference.

UNIKE members present at the annual ECPR conference

2016.09.19PhD fellows in UNIKE present their work at the ECPR conference in Prague.

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'.

Engage in the discussion


Wed 15 Jun
11:00-17:00 | Danish School of Education, Tuborgvej 164, Copenhagen, Denmark
UNIKE Conference
University Futures
Mon 30 Nov
10:00-15:00 | The University of Oslo, Norway
UNIKE Winter School in Oslo, Norway
Mapping knowledge economies
Mon 29 Jun
11:00-17:00 | Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
UNIKE Summer School in Porto, Portugal
Figures in the higher education landscape


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 9350 8321

UNIKE partners

UNIKE - map of partners

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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 about UNIKE.

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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Revised 14.10.2016