The National University of Singapore. Research is the lifeblood of academia, so there must be a secure place in Singapore’s universities for local tenure-track faculty and others doing local research that may not be published in highly ranked international journals or contribute to global university rankings. Photo: Shutterstock

Singapore risks seeing worthy local research sidelined in hurry to climb up global university rankings

  • The publicly funded Presidential Young Professor scheme, with its high salaries and big research grants, exacts a large opportunity cost for non-PYP faculty
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The National University of Singapore. Research is the lifeblood of academia, so there must be a secure place in Singapore’s universities for local tenure-track faculty and others doing local research that may not be published in highly ranked international journals or contribute to global university rankings. Photo: Shutterstock
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