Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

In a constantly changing economic environment, higher education institutions need to adapt in order to be relevant to their stakeholders and the society. The unpredictable landscape also demands a ...
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The Impact of Research

Pp. 71-72 (2)

Christina Chow and Clement Leung

Abstract

National governments are increasingly encouraging universities to focus more strongly on research impact: on the contribution that research makes to society, economy, health, and the environment, and not just its contribution to academia. An example of research impact is the control of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The outbreak of Ebola was successfully conquered with the combined efforts of university, charitable foundation, industry and regulator.

Keywords:

Avian Flu, Clinical Trial, Ebola Epidemic, Pandemics, Vaccines.

Affiliation:

RMIT University Melbourne Australia.