Thursday, April 22, 2021

academia

The problem of ideas in higher education

Has higher education transformed into a global business?

‘Clock-in’ academics cited among reasons for decline of public universities

Singapore-based academic Syed Farid Al-Attas says there is a corporate disease seeping into the work culture of the local academia.

‘Caught’ in ranking game, local unis miss what matters in research

Academic Faisal Tehrani warns against the 'yes man' culture, saying the strength of a university's research culture depends on the society around it.

Decline of varsities, rush for rankings traced back to ‘academic imperialism’

Chandra Muzaffar says an obsession with global rankings has a role in the overall decline of local universities, but it also reflects Malaysia's status-conscious society.

Malaysian academics among the top in ‘fraudulent’ publications found in global database

The revelation calls into question not only Malaysia's quality of research but also the credibility of global university rankings.

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