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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.

The UNIKE team presenting at the CHER conference. Here it's UNIKE PhD fellow Jie Freya Gao, who is talking. Photo by Rosemary Deem on Twitter.
Susan Wright giving her opening keynote at the CHER session about UNIKE. Photo by Creso Sá on Twitter.
UNIKE PhD fellow Miguel Lim presents at CHER. Photo by Jelena Brankovic on Twitter.
Benedikte Custers, PhD fellow in UNIKE, presenting her findings at the CHER conference. Photo by Richard Budd on Twitter.

UNIKE session at the CHER conference 2016

2016.09.13UNIKE was invited to arrange a plenary session about our research at this year's CHER conference at University of Cambridge

Jie Freya Gao giving her presentation at the Sino-Danish Center.

UNIKE PhD fellow Jie Gao talks about her fieldwork findings from China at the Sino-Danish Center

2016.09.12Jie Gao represents UNIKE at her visit at the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research.

Video interviews

PhD fellow Christian Rogler interviews professor Davydd Greenwood, Cornell University, about the contemporary key trends in higher education.

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'.

PhD fellow Corina Balaban interviews Doctor Sarah Amsler, Lincoln University, about historical processes and contending social forces in the trends of higher education.

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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

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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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