Universities in the Knowledge Economy


PhD fellows Corina Balaban and Sina Westa submit their theses

2017.05.16UNIKE fellows Corina and Sina have recently submitted and will soon be defending their theses.

Miguel Lim, former PhD fellow in UNIKE. Photo by AU Communication.

Miguel Lim publishes article in the International Journal of Higher Education Research

2017.05.04Former UNIKE fellow, Miguel Lim, has article published based on research from his doctoral research in UNIKE.

Tatyana Bajenova, UNIKE PhD fellow at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. Photo by AU Communication.

Tatyana Bajenova has article published on the European Observatory of think tanks

2017.05.02UNIKE PhD fellow, Tatyana Bajenova's article about think tanks in Europe has been published on the website of the European Observatory of think tanks.

Que Anh Dang at the recent graduation ceremony at the University of Bristol. Photos by Farah Deeba.

Que Anh Dang wins competition for Excellent Paper from an Emerging Scholar

2017.02.23PhD fellow Que Anh Dang wins competition for paper presented at the ECPR General Conference in Prague 2016.

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'.

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Opening of the new research centre CHEF in collaboration between DPU and CUDiM.
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The UNIKE project has of January 2017 ended. For inquiries regarding the project, please contact Professor Susan Wright.

UNIKE's mail: unike@au.dk

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Lisbeth Kristine Walakira
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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.