Universities can drive economic growth in knowledge-based economies. But they must be staffed by quality researchers, attended by well-prepared students and given freedom of cultural expression and good governance.
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Building a community of innovation scholars will promote locally relevant research and policy, say Bitrina Diyamett and Erika Kraemer-Mbula.
14 June 2012
Building a knowledge society in the Islamic World requires structural change — not fads and symbolism, argues Athar Osama.
18 May 2012
Sending students abroad and inviting in foreign institutions are both effective methods for boosting developing world higher education.
11 March 2009
As presidential elections near in Venezuela, Andrea Small Carmona reports on the legacy of Hugo Chávez's socialist approach to science.
The Mexican government has increased funding for encouraging firms to carry out research aimed at commercial success.
13 February 2013