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Professorial recruitment – sequential decision-making processes differing across countries and disciplines

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Ingvild Reymert Two newly published papers investigate variation in professorial recruitment both across countries and disciplines but also within these processes which must be understood as sequential decision-making processes. Academic recruitments are crucial decision-making processes for universities where those hired are responsible for carrying out the universities’ two key missions: teaching and research. Academic recruitments […]

The Uberisation of Scientific Work

Europe of Knowledge |

Sara Diogo, Bruno Vilhena and Teresa Carvalho Scientific work has been gaining increased attention and importance in the public policy arena, conveyed by the fact that scientific knowledge is essential to promote economic and social development (Carvalho 2021). Much of this attention stems from the changes that the academic careers and more specifically working conditions […]

A Field Trip to Berlin to Better Understand the Role of NEMO

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This field trip to Berlin supported by the UACES Scholarship investigated the role of networks in shaping museum practice internationally and national museums’ role in citizens’ identity formation and the challenges this presents to national museums in EU member states. The aim of this project was to contribute to the fieldwork for my PhD thesis […]

How programme directors frame higher education quality in interdependence

Europe of Knowledge |

Kasja Weenink The study ‘We’re stubborn enough to create our own world’ (Weenink, Aarts, & Jacobs, 2021) addresses how directors of educational programs understand and enact higher education quality in interdependence with its environment. It reveals that the directors’ room to play out their quality views depends on their position within the academic hierarchy and […]

The UK’s Turing Scheme: replacing Erasmus+?

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For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we welcome Prof Paul James Cardwell, from City, University of London, in England.         euradio · The UK’s Turing Scheme: replacing Erasmus+ ? – Ideas on Europe     We have heard a lot this year about […]

Knowledge Politics and Policies @ ECPR 2021 General Conference

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Pradeep Singh and Bowen Xu The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) had its second virtual General Conference held between 30th August – 3rd September 2021. This year ECPR has attracted over 2,400 scholars worldwide participating in 66 sections covering a wide range of topics and presentations. For the ECPR Standing Group on Knowledge Politics and […]

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