News tagged with higher education research

Closing the US innovation deficit

The federal government needs to increase its funding for research and development in order for the U.S. to keep its competitive edge in technology, science, health care and defense, officials told a Senate ...

dateMay 01, 2014 in Other
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The scientific legacy of colonialism in Africa

Colonial legacy has a significant impact on scientific productivity across the continent of Africa, according to a study by researchers at the University of Lomé, in Togo. Writing in the International Journal of Education Ec ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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States reduce funding for research universities

States reduced per-student funding for major public research universities by a fifth during the past decade, while foreign competitors invested heavily to challenge the United States' once dominant global position in science, ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Other
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