University rankings, research evaluation and funding

Thursday 19 June 2014 - 00:00 The Lalit, New Delhi

About

This policy dialogue will focus on university rankings, research evaluation and research funding and will include the launch of the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2014. 

The British Council is organising this event together with the Times Higher Education and Thomson Reuters, and in association with the Planning Commission, Government of India.

Aims

  • Understanding the importance of university rankings in the Indian context.
  • Assessing research which can form the backbone of university performance.
  • Research funding, strategy and approach for Indian universities.
  • Understanding how young universities could feature and excel in world university rankings.

Programme

11.00am -12.00pm: Press conference to launch the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2014

3.00pm - 7.00pm: Seminar on university rankings, research evaluation and research funding

Who should attend

Entry by invitation and members of press.

Contact

For further information please contact Vishu Sharma on Vishu.sharma@britishcouncil.org