Articles

A Mandate for Research Integrity in the Netherlands
July 15, 2016

With the research world beleaguered by a “reproducibility crisis,” and the Netherlands in particular challenged by a recent spate of buzzworthy fraud cases pertaining to scientific misconduct, the country is launching an effort to put an end to the troubling trend. Let’s take a closer look at the initiative, along with why research integrity is paramount.


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Chinese Students Seek New Skills for a New Economy
July 12, 2016
The dynamic nature of the global economy is perhaps no more clearly exemplified than by China evolving job market, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. How can today’s students and recent graduates position themselves for optimal success in the face of rapid changes? Let’s take a...

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US University Graduates More Female Engineers than Male
July 8, 2016
There's a lot of talk about the Gender Gap in STEM fields, but at one university the Gap isn't just closing – it's slamming shut. This year, one American university saw more women than men graduate from a typically male-dominated field. Let's find out where these women are studying and what th...

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Forward-Thinking Finland offers Future Studies Master's
July 5, 2016
In the Finnish language, the present and future tenses are interchangeable. Perhaps that's why Finland is such a forward-thinking country. The Finnish government is committed to preparing for the future, and the country was the first to offer a Master's degree in Future Studies. Let's take a look ho...

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Morocco's Career Center Program Tackles Youth Unemployment
July 1, 2016
We have good news for graduates in Morocco. The Moroccan government is tackling graduate unemployment by creating career centers in its universities. The plan comes in response to high rates of unemployment for university graduates in Morocco and has international backing. Let's take a closer look a...

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Why are German Students Becoming More Mobile?
June 28, 2016
Germany is climbing the charts as a destination for international students, but Germany's interest in international education isn't a one-way street. German students are increasingly mobile, and new data shows that outbound German students are keeping pace with incoming students from abroad. Let's t...

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What Does Brexit Mean for Education Funding in the UK?
June 24, 2016
With the count in and the UK set to leave the EU, the implications of Brexit remain uncertain. One area likely to take a significant hit? Research funding from EU sources. Let’s take a closer look at the study, along with how losing this support may affect everything from jobs to economic grow...

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Chile to Support Technology Transfer Hubs with $19 Million
June 21, 2016
We have some big technology news from Chile. Last month the Chilean government announced the foundation of three new technology transfer hubs aimed at bringing Chile's research and development capabilities into the global spotlight. These hubs will unite the potential of numerous universities, cente...

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Japan Sees Record Employment for Graduates
June 17, 2016
We have exciting employment news from Japan. The government just announced a record-breaking employment rates, and university graduates were leading the way. Let's explore Japan's low unemployment and see how degree holders are faring in soaring economy.

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Science and Innovation Get Budget Boost in New Zealand
June 14, 2016
New Zealand’s recent budget announcement is being lauded by Universities New Zealand for its emphasis on research, skills and tertiary education. Just how much funding is headed toward higher education and how will it impact New Zealand and its students? Let’s take a closer look.

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May 23, 2017

Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the Univers...


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May 19, 2017

In the wake of Brexit, UK universities have begun to diversify their funding.  Learn about record-breaking philanthropy to universities in the UK...


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May 16, 2017

The Chinese Ministry of Education has some innovative ideas to help educate China’s rural poor.  In addition to expanding enrollment option...