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One way to explore the first question is to use data in the Times Higher education World University Rankings on citation impact and research productivity and compare these with university income. These metrics were used at the latest THE Awards to look at UK universities that were producing the most ...
Conway used the phrase last year when asked why President Donald Trump's then-Press Secretary Sean Spicer mischaracterized the size of the inauguration crowd. A team of six language experts at Darmstadt University chose "alternative facts" from among 684 suggestions. German news agency dpa ...
Brian Crim, a Lynchburg College history professor since 2008, recently released two books simultaneously, "Our Germans, Project Paperclip and The ... He first became interested in history in high school and then earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from James Madison University.

A student studies legal textbooks in the law faculty at Humboldt University prior to the beginning of the winter semester on October 11, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. German universities recorded a record 2.218 million matriculations in the 2010/2011 winter semester, a rise of 4.5%, and expect even more ...
Germany's veteran Chancellor Angela Merkel, often called the world's most powerful woman, will embark on a fourth term with diminished influence and ... saw both parties cede millions of voters to the far-right, Anti-Immigration AfD party political scientist Karl-Rudolf Korte of Duisburg-Essen University said.
All reader responses posted on this site are those of the reader ONLY and NOT those of University world news or Higher education Web Publishing, their associated trademarks, websites and services. University World News or Higher Education Web Publishing does not necessarily endorse, support, ...
After winning vault in her debut for UCLA last week, 2016 German Olympic team alternate Pauline Tratz told IG she is enjoying the process of adapting to collegiate gymnastics and university life in the United States. Pictured: The German team celebrates after Tratz, the final performer, hit her routine on ...
"Germany had a big interest in gaining trust in the international community after the Second World War," Alexander Heinze, Professor of Criminal Law at Georg-August-University, told VICE News. "One way to do this is to create laws that criminalize attacks on public officials and especially on foreign heads of ...
Frankfurt prosecutors, who are handling the case, said police also found manuals for making rifle silencers, explosives and detonators at the man's home and office at the Technical University of Darmstadt. The man, who came to Germany in 2005 on a Syrian government scholarship, has been in detention ...
However, admissions restrictions have been introduced again and again in subjects where the number of applicants exceeds university capacities. Admissions restrictions apply throughout Germany for medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. Applications are submitted to the Central Office for the ...
Manpreet Sing Bhuie, a scientific assistant at the Technical University in Chemnitz who's from India, speaking to Master's student Sowmya Alluru in 2014. ... The Rheinische Post (RP) states in its report that about one in four specialists (22.8 percent) who come to Germany with the EU Blue Card are from ...
Last autumn, German researchers began resigning positions as editors and members of Elsevier's journal advisory boards in protest at the publisher's failure to meet the consortium's demands. So far, 25 researchers have resigned and nearly 200 universities and research institutions have cancelled their ...
Keen on studying in Deutschland but not sure what type of university or college is right for you? A lot of it depends on what ... Despite being referred to as colleges, these schools in their respective art fields offer degrees upon completion of studies and have equivalent status to universities. Studying at a ...
Beijing • Chinese political watchers have slammed the comparison of China to Nazi Germany made by US President Donald Trump's former top aide ... regard China as a big threat to the US-led global order," Associate Professor Diao Daming at Renmin University of China in Beijing told the Global Times.

Today Ms. Garijo oversees over €7 billion ($8.4 billion) in sales and more than 20,000 employees at Merck healthcare, the division of Germany's oldest pharmaceutical heavyweight that encompasses everything from biopharma to consumer health. She earns an annual salary of €5.7 million, making her ...
Julius Welschof had never seen a college football team up close and personal until last April. That's when he made the trip from his home in Miesbach, Bavaria, Germany, to Rome to watch Michigan practice along with his American football coach, Brandon Collier, and a few other high school-aged players ...
A coalition of around 200 German institutions and Libraries is boycotting the academic publishing house Elsevier in an attempt to secure open access and fair pricing. Under the banner of Projekt DEAL, a spontaneous grouping of universities, universities of applied science, research institutes, and state ...
The huge influx of migrants has emerged as a polarizing issue in Germany and contributed to the drop of 14 percentage points in support overall for the ... The German Constitution gives states jurisdiction over schools and universities within their boundaries, but the Social Democrats want to change that ...
The visit aims to enhance cooperation between the two sides and avail training opportunities for Omani doctors at German medical universities and benefit from their expertise in the fields of training and medical qualification. The delegation met Dr Sabti who was briefed on the nature of the work in the field ...
What's happening in Germany, however, should make them aware of some of the pitfalls of cooperating across the political aisle. Germany will have taken a record 100 days to start preliminary talks Jan. 3 about exploratory talks Jan. 7 on whether to renew their "grand coalition" between the major parties on ...
This is the first of three reports from NPR's John Ydstie on Germany's manufacturing strength. The United States ... It makes up nearly a quarter of the German economy, about twice the share that manufacturing has in the U.S. economy. How do the ... Don't presume every kid should go to college. Get them ...
Leading German criminologists have said that the best chance of preventing violent crime among migrants is to offer more integration options like ... According to the study, which was conducted by the Zurich University of Applied sciences and paid for by Germany's Ministry of Family Affairs, police ...
But Willetts's consistently thoughtful approach to higher education has earned him the respect even of his political opponents. ... A University Education begins by sketching out the historical and geopolitical development of universities and provides a useful corrective to the more romantic notions about their ...
The University of Oxford will this week become a founding member of a new pan-European network of future leaders aiming to tackle the continent's ... Andrew Graham, a former master of Balliol College, Oxford, said he had the idea for a type of Rhodes scholarship for EUrope in the wake of the EU ...
An Iranian woman raises her fist amid the smoke of tear gas at the University of Tehran during a protest on Saturday. ... Iranian regime opponents held small-scale demonstrations Saturday in France and Germany to show support for opposition groups who have held rallies inside their country in recent ...
31 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed in her New Year message to be broadcast Sunday to form a stable government and work with ... In his September speech delivered at the Sorbonne University, French President Emmanuel Macron put forward a comprehensive and ambitious plan to ...
This has become a common expression in Germany, and is an accurate summation of the attitude of German audiences to their much loved film. The sketch ends with a soused and unsteady James escorting Miss Sophie up to her bedroom, with an innuendo-laden "same procedure as last year?...Well, I'll ...
Andreas Schleicher, the director of education and skills at the OECD, has said that the German funding model for higher education is 'simply not ... In his attack on a report I wrote back in 2015, he says it is "not true" that Germany sends a lower proportion of young people to university and spends less on ...
And yet 21 years later, in 2016, in Britain there were 2.28 million students at higher education institutions, of whom 1.75 million were undergraduates. In Germany in 2016 there were 2.81 million students - 530,000 more than in the UK. Of these German students, 1.78 million were at traditional universities ...
Hannfried von Hindenburg, senior vice-president for global communications at Elsevier, told Times Higher education that the company had no problem with ... Project Deal says that nearly 200 institutions, including some of Germany's top-ranked universities, such as the Humboldt University of Berlin, have ...
This is making it impossible to finance highly qualified personnel." The Association of Universities of Applied sciences is also getting impatient. "Universities are waiting for solid basic funding that will enable them to improve their quality while retaining a high number of students," they said in a statement.
Apprenticeships are one of the foundations of Germany's manufacturing strength, and Felix Rauner, a professor at the University of Bremen, says U.S. ... Also, says Rauner, U.S. society has stigmatized vocational education, so most American parents see college as the only path to status and a good career ...
Alastair Buchan, Oxford's head of Brexit strategy, told Times Higher education that the link with Berlin was "quite different from the usual research collaborations between one group or one area of scholarship" and was spread "across the whole university as opposed to one department or faculty".
No new deal was reached by the end of 2017, meaning that some of the biggest universities in Germany, including the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Free University of Berlin, now have no contract with the publisher. In a statement to Times Higher education, the publisher said that for institutions ...
Nick Hillman (Letters, 21 December) claims to be "a huge fan" of Danny Dorling (Let's say Auf Wiedersehen to our rip-off tuition fees, 19 December) yet criticises his statistics without providing any source for his own. Dorling and Ben Hennig's data is the most recent available, uses the proper method to look ...
"Projekt DEAL" is the name of a German national consortium that includes university libraries and scientific organisations. ... At a time when relationships among universities are characterised mainly by competition, the German initiative appears to be a model of cooperation to achieve a common goal.
The study is part of the larger international project Aging as Future, supported by a grant from the Volkswagen Foundation in Germany. ... Chinese University of Hong Kong, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany and the University of Jena in Germany.
Under the auspices of the President and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, the Pro Vice-Chancelor for Research, Innovation and Development, Francis Dodoo, and the Director of the Arnold-Bergstraesser Institute of the University of Freiburg, Germany, Andreas Mehler, will sign a ...
The very idea of the modern research university is a German invention. At the turn of the 20th century, Germany was the epicentre of Western civilisation; with the University of Berlin having 50% of the world's Nobel laureates in science and medicine. It was my great good fortune to have been invited to ...
Niemann leads the hydraulic engineering and water resources department at the University of Duisberg-Essen, in the heart of German coal country, western Germany's Ruhr Valley. For more than 150 years, Germany mined millions of tons of anthracite, or hard coal, from coal mines here that at their peak ...
Adult services library assistant Meghan Stipe will share her memories of Christmas in Germany during this month's Armchair Travelers program Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. in the library ... "I went as part of my requirements for graduation during my time at [Kennesaw State University]," she said.
Beijing -- German's domestic intelligence agency has accused China of using LinkedIn and other social media sites to infiltrate the German government, ... Australia is debating tougher laws to guard against foreign interference, amid reports that China is meddling in Australian universities and elections.
Whoever buys Alwine will get a small slice of German history - a place whose empty homes and ageing residents mirror the wider fate of the east German ... many people moved away for jobs," said Hildegard Schroeteler-von Brandt, a professor of architecture and urban studies at Siegen University.
Running until Friday, Devcember 8 at the Gilly Archer Theatre at Bilborough College, Cabaret is a thrilling success for these talented students. ... from bawdy Berlin cabaret scene to the seeping anti-Semitic mentality of the Nazi regime indoctrinating the public mind and attitudes of the German populace.
Dinner is Thanksgiving Turkey and trimmings at the flat of Maeve, Jamil's Irish-American girlfriend, a university colleague. Caroline, the fourth guest, is an Iraqi refugee and college friend. Her memories of Baghdad have faded; Jamil's images of Damascus remain sharp and painful. The Irish Times report on ...
Under the auspices of the President and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, the Pro Vice-Chancelor for Research, Innovation and Development., Francis Dodoo, and the Director of the Arnold-Bergstraesser Institute of the University of Freiburg, Germany, Andreas Mehler, will sign a ...
The conflict between Elsevier, the world's biggest publisher of scientific journals, and Germany's entire university system has dragged on since 2015. ... universities are asking for is the direction of travel for scholarly publishing," says Paul Ayris, pro-vice-provost of library services at University College ...


 

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