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University rankings need a rethink

University rankings need a rethink

Researchers often complain about the indicators that hiring and grant committees use to judge them. In the past ten years, initiatives such as the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment and the Leiden Manifesto have pushed universities to rethink how and when to use publications 

University of Phoenix Launches Two New Cybersecurity Certificate Programs to Speed Job Opportunity in the Growing IT Field

University of Phoenix Launches Two New Cybersecurity Certificate Programs to Speed Job Opportunity in the Growing IT Field

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–University of Phoenix has launched two new certificate programs aimed at getting IT industry workers certified in specialized cybersecurity skills to meet the needs of the growing industry. “Skilled cybersecurity professionals are in high demand as businesses and government entities work to address the growing 

UTSA Giving Day is “next bold step” in university’s advancement

UTSA Giving Day is “next bold step” in university’s advancement

For the first time UTSA will offer an opportunity in 2021 for all of Roadrunner Nation to work together—over just a few hours—to raise record funds and celebrate bold initiatives that benefit students, faculty and staff. Today a special “save the date” was announced for 

Professor Nalini Joshi awarded the George Szekeres Medal

Professor Nalini Joshi awarded the George Szekeres Medal

Australian Mathematical Society bestows biennial awardShareProfessor Joshi from the School of Mathematics and Statistics has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to mathematical sciences by the discipline’s peak national body. Professor Nalini Joshi AO has been awarded the Australian Mathematical Society’s George Szekeres Medal for sustained outstanding contribution 

Former Football head coach Fred Akers passes away

Former Football head coach Fred Akers passes away

AUSTIN, Texas – Longtime Texas Football head coach Fred Akers (1977-86) passed away on Monday. Akers, who spent 19 years on the Longhorns staff in total, was 82 years old. “It’s a very sad day with the news of the passing of one of our Longhorn 

Probe begins into mysterious death of university student

Probe begins into mysterious death of university student

RAWALPINDI: After colleagues of Aimen Shafiq, a psychology student, raised suspicions over her mysterious death, the Sadiqabad police have registered a preliminary report and recorded the statements of her husband and mother-in-law. Taking notice of the incident, City Police Officer (CPO) Mohammad Ahsan Younas ordered