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New Initiative to Increase Science Research in Africa
October 6, 2015

Investments in science and technology can have a huge impact on a country's development. That is the goal of the new pan-African partnership, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), which was announced last month. AESA aims to improve scientific research and development in Africa countries and hopes to encourage further contributions from African research institutions to the global scientific community. Let's see how...


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Overseas Research Students Double in Australia
September 30, 2015
Perhaps the global imperative toward internationalization can be seen no more clearly than in recent figures from Australia indicating that the number of research students from overseas has skyrocketed a whopping 57 percent since 2009. These statistics become even more noteworthy when compared to th...

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What happened at THE African Universities Summit?
August 21, 2015
Few weeks ago, South Africa’s University of Johannesburg hosted the inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit. The goal? To "shape the vision" for the all-new THE university rankings: the Africa University Rankings. What was addressed during the Summit? Let&rsq...

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India’s Role in Driving Grad School Growth
July 17, 2015
Students from India increasingly exhibit strong demand for American research universities and their high-quality science and engineering programs. Let’s take a closer look at this phenomenon.

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3 Smart Ways to Deal With Ph.D. Stress
May 6, 2015
Ph.D. students encounter their fair share of stress. Here’s a crash course in three proven stress management techniques.

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What is the Rise of Digital Humanities?
May 6, 2015
A relatively new player on the scene, the digital humanities discipline embraces the systematic use of digital technologies as an integral part of contemporary humanities. Here’s what you need to know.

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Research From 2015 On: What You Need to Know
May 6, 2015
Earlier this month, U.K. Chancellor George Osborne proposed a budget increasing loans for doctoral and research-based master’s degree students. Let’s take a closer look at the proposed budget, as well as what it means for 2015 students.

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The new year is upon us, which means so are new year’s resolutions. Whether 2018 was full of blessings or you’re happy it is in the rearview mirro...


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December 20, 2018

At the sixth African Higher Education Week held this fall in Nairobi, Kenya, various African leaders cited the pivotal role African universities can p...