Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong

HKU retirement policy needs revising: academics

Academics say rigid rule requiring professors to leave when they reach age 60 is the reason behind university's falling ranking and brain drain

Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Associate professor Paul Smethurst will return to Britain next summer, when his tenure at HKU expires. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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