Posts Tagged ‘Engagement’

New Publication Considers Past and Future of U.S.-Iran Science Engagement

For over 15 years, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have organized workshops and other cooperative activities between U.S. and Iranian scientists on topics ranging from earthquake preparedness to urban air pollution to wetl…

Academy of Social Sciences Names 83 New Fellows

The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of fellow on 83 leading social scientists, including such luminaries as Lord Stern, Nudge Unit founder David Halpern and Madeleine Atkins of HEFCE.

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Why do Christian schools score so high for engagement with students?

From Times Higher: College Rankings 2017: top 20 colleges for engagement Dordt College 18.3 Brigham Young University-Provo 18.0 Texas Christian University 18.0 Cedarville University 17.9 Baylor University 17.8 Note: Even if you are not a Christian, it is okay to send your kid to a serious Christian U, as long as you don’t mind hearing […]

In Australia, Academic Contracts Threaten Freed Speech

Some universities are attempting to insert new clauses into their employment contracts that aim to limit academics’ ability to speak freely in public debate. All universities acknowledge the role that academics have in public engagement. The University of Sydney for example, states that staff “are encouraged to engage in debate on matters of public importance”. […]

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