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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fraud in academia is killing China's Nobel dream

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by ZHOU ZUNYOU

    ... Zhou Zunyou Zhou Zunyou says accusations against a Fudan professor show need to enforce code of conduct Fraud and corruption in academia are slowly killing China's Nobel dream Late ... the backdrop of pervasive dishonesty in academia, the Chinese writer and blogger Fang Zhouzi has established a reputation with his relentless anti-fraud campaigns. Unfortunately, his campaign against ...

  2. Lifestyle - SCIENCE

    Research papers for sale taint mainland academia, journal says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Authorship corruption taints mainland scientific publishing China has a flourishing academic black market involving scientists, agencies and journal editors, according to a report published in a leading international s ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Homeland security chief Janet Napolitano leaving for academia

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... The New York Times in Washington Homeland security chief leaving for academia Janet Napolitano, who has served as US President Barack Obama's secretary of homeland security since the beginning of the administration, is stepping down to become president of the University of California system. Napolitano, a former governor of Arizona, has overseen the administration's ...

  4. Business - Companies

    The games billionaires play

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:18pm by Reuters

    ... telecommunications target, he could do worse than ask budding entrepreneurs at the SoftBank Academia. Here, about 300 or so aspiring leaders- split almost evenly between company insiders and entrepreneurs ... Japan's second most valuable listed firm. The Academia, set up by Son four years ago, meets once or twice a month. In what sounds like an episode from business reality television show ...

  5. Industry-academia partnership at the core of AAUC's curriculum

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 10:14am by Krystin Chu and Chan Chee Chiu

    ... academia-industry partnership goes beyond the maritime sector. The university college is in dialogue with the industry for its other faculties: health sciences, international marketing, life sciences, ... programmes and research. Cultivating students to become players in Norway's thriving economy, AAUC brings together the power of academia and industry to adapt its curriculum according ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Return to academia a break from politics for HKU's Gabriel Leung

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Gabriel Leung won't discuss his stormy years as undersecretary for health, but say he's glad to be back at the University of Hong Kong Return to academia a break from politics Leaping from academia to the government four years ago, Professor Gabriel Leung quickly found himself learning political survival skills as he faced tough job assignments and a series ...

  7. Seneca College fosters relationships between business and academia

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 04:25pm by Anna Mori, Michelle Phillips, Laleh Larijani and Christina Guindo

    ... Anna Mori, Michelle Phillips, Laleh Larijani and Christina Guindo Discovery Reports Home to more than 3,500 international students, Seneca College understands the importance of instilling a cosmopolitan outlook to build a globally competitive student body ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY: Tsang Shu-ki 1950-2014

    Economist and social activist Tsang Shu-ki dies at 64

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Peter So

    ... on the mainland, Fung said. Tsang later obtained an MBA at Chinese University and a doctorate in economics at the University of Manchester. Before joining academia in 1982, he spent time in the private sector as a credit analyst, gold trader and a bank economist. Tsang, who retired from academia in 2010, was a founding member of Meeting Point, one of the city's first political groups, ...

  9. Brave new world of academia

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A developmental psychologist in her own right, Rao stresses the importance of communication in today's world, even within academia. On top of spending long hours in a lab or poring over raw data, ... There are many more opportunities to enter academia on the mainland, where higher education is expanding rapidly, Rao says. In Hong Kong, a trend has emerged of PhD holders becoming postdoctoral fellows- ...

  10. Sustain momentum for development strategy

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has been slow to embrace the principle of sustainable development- and even slower to put it into practice. Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa put the idea of seeking to better balance economic, social and environmental development on the agen ...




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