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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.

Sintayehu Kassaye Alemu. Photo by Aarhus University.

Book review from Sintayehu Kassaye Alemu

2015.07.15UNIKE PhD Fellow Sintayehu Kassaye Alemu has written a book review on Higher Education in Africa: Crises, Reforms and Transformation

PhD Fellow Que Anh Dang is doing a PhD under the UNIKE Project about 'Regionalisation and Higher Education ‘Policy Travel’ between Europe and Asia. Photo by Aarhus University.

Que Anh Dang has a chapter in newly released book

2015.07.10UNIKE PhD Fellow Que Anh Dang has written a chapter in the newly published book 'The European Higher Education Area: Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies'.


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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Mon 30 Nov
09:00-20:00 | Oslo, Norway
UNIKE Winter School in Oslo, Norway
Mapping knowledge economies


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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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