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UNIKE - Universities in the Knowledge Economy

Conference "University Futures", June 15 - 17 2016 in Copenhagen. UNIKE is hosting a conference, which aims to promote collective thinking about the future directions of universities in Europe and the Asia-Pacific Rim


Professor Susan Wright. Photo by Aarhus University.

Susan Wright has article published in Journal of Critical Policy Studies

2016.05.25UNIKE Professor Susan Wright writes critically about universities in the knowledge economy.

Corina Balaban has article published in spring issue of LATISS

2016.05.18UNIKE PhD fellow Corina Balaban writes about the shifting roles of PhD students throughout the last decade.

Que Anh Dang, PhD fellow in UNIKE at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol.
Photo by the Aarhus University.

New book edited by UNIKE members to be published

2016.04.20The new book "Global Regionalisms and Higher Education: Projects, Processes, Politics", edited by members of UNIKE, will be published in September 2016.

Corina Balaban compares the ITN and the IGERT programmes as models for doctoral education in her PhD research. Private photo by Corina Balaban.

Corina Balaban talks about developments in doctoral education in Danish National newspaper

2016.04.20UNIKE PhD fellow Corina Balaban features in the Danish national newspaper Information, talking about the effects of the global knowledge economy on doctoral education.


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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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

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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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