As institutions around the world compete to secure strategic partnerships with the new emerging economies, the leading institutions in these countries are inundated with requests from foreign universities to participate in a multitude of collaboration programmes, exchanges and international initiatives.
At the same time, the governments of emerging nations look to their best institutions to spearhead their national reform agendas in research excellence, innovation and teaching. This places these universities in positions of enormous opportunity, but such opportunities pose dilemmas and challenges.
This session brings together vice-chancellors from leading national universities in India, Brazil, China and UK. The session will explore how their organisational cultures are evolving to respond to the rapid reforms and opportunities.
For further reading on this and related topics, read our speaker interview with Professor Suranjan Das.