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Research pays for Indian universities


World Academic Summit Innovation Index shows academics from South Korea are most commercially valuable Asian universities may rank lower than western ones on many research-linked parameters in global listings but their researchers make more money when adjusting their earnings for a currency’s real purchasing power, also known as purchasing power parity (PPP). These are the findings of the World Academic ... Read More »

Success for first IITB-Monash Research Academy graduates

IITB-Monash Research Academy

The innovative, transnational IITB-Monash Research Academy has produced its first four PhD graduates, two of whom have already gained employment with industry heavyweights. Based in Mumbai, the Academy was established in 2008 by Monash University and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay with the aim of tackling the grand challenges facing both India and Australia. The inaugural graduation ceremony was ... Read More »

US-based MOOCs consortia in tie-ups with Indian universities for taking content online


For 29-year-old Anil Kumar, a business consultant at Cognizant Technology Solutions, an online course in ‘gamification’ fast-tracked his career, earning him a consulting project for his firm in the US. Kumar learnt the concept from Coursera, a social entrepreneurship firm partnering with 33 top universities in the world that offer courses online for anyone to take for free. “Since gamification ... Read More »

No Indian universities make it to the world top 200

Times Higher Education magazine has recently published its 2012-13 World University Rankings. The California Institute of Technology is at the top of the rankings, with Harvard University pushed into fourth place by University of Oxford and Stanford University, which share the second place. As with last year, India had no representatives in the world top 200, but three Indian institutions ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes