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Higher Education Dialogue Series

What is it?

A free, open event focused on discussing key questions about higher education and its relationship with society.

 

What kind of questions will be discussed?

  • Is higher education fair?

  • Who should pay for higher education?

  • Is higher education a business?

  • Has the expansion of university education reduced inequality?

  • Are bibliometrics corrupting academic life?

  • Should academics compete or collaborate?

  • Should everyone have the right to a higher education?

 

What is the format?

Usually two or three speakers will offer different perspectives on one key question for 5-10 minutes each after which attendees will be invited to contribute and join in the discussion.

 

When is it held?

It is held once a month on the EdUHK Tai Po campus between 1pm-2pm. 

 

Who can give me more information?

Please contact Prof Bruce Macfarlane (bmac@eduhk.hk). 

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Upcoming Dialogue

Past Dialogues

What does it mean for the university to be 'international', and does it matter?

Date: 11 June 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 1-2pm

Venue: EdUHK Tai Po Campus C-LP-02

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Is the use of Bibliometrics by Universities to Evaluate the Performance of Academics Corrupting Research and Publication?

Date: 14 May 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 1-2pm

Venue: EdUHK Tai Po Campus C-LP-02

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Who Should Pay for a Higher Education?

 

Date: 16 April 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 1-2pm

Venue: EdUHK Tai Po Campus C-LP-02

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Should everyone have the right to a higher education?

 

Date: 11 March 2024 (Monday)
Time: 1-2pm

Venue: EdUHK Tai Po Campus C-LP-02

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