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Vertical farming, coronavirus and self-sufficient cities

Preparing for future cross-border challenges

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Views on the future of higher education leadership

NCEE’s leadership survey 2019 reveals local partnerships prioritised over international ones, and high levels of confidence in universities’ ability to adapt to complex challenges

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The myth of the dying university

Universities are brokers and coordinators and ideas machines and leaders at a time when decision making is becoming more local

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The future of Chinese higher education: what we can learn from geopolitics

With the continued ‘rebalancing’ away from the coastal cities to the inland provinces, we will see investment in inland universities

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Nations, cities and universities

Bruce Katz, centennial scholar at the Brookings Institution and former Professor in Social Policy at LSE, recently wrote a blog arguing that “In 2016, Nations May Govern But Cities Rule”. He says: the locus of problem-solving is devolving downward. Cities have become the engines of national economies and the vanguard of economic and social innovation. […]