How and where are dominant funding models steering HE & Research?

LW Contributions, Financial Resources

We are living in a time of great economic uncertainty where governments are providing our universities with less resource, yet at the same time expecting to exert greater influence, through increasing regulation and a more and more forensic focus on impact and value for money. At the same time, the world is facing a set of grand challenges that research-intensive …

The Challenge to European Universities in the Emerging Global Marketplace

GK Challenges, Contributions, Financial Resources, Missions & Responsibilities

Although the topic for this paper implies a focus on Europe, the issues I want to address are by no means  limited to that continent. Without wishing to minimize the significance of national differences  and continental contexts, it is possible to discern a set of generic issues facing higher education systems  around the world which bear a distinct similarity. My …