Transnational Research and Development Partnerships in Higher Education: Global Perspectives

Transnational research and development partnerships in higher education: Global perspectives
Peter H.Koehn and Milton OdhiamboObamba

When we talk about international work, we often talk about building bridges … in academic environments…. The most effective international linkages, regardless of their size, scope, goals, and context begin with people who put the common good before their own and cut across barriers to pull together whatever it takes to form that bridge.

Takoi K. H.Tartir (2007)

In our knowledge-driven and skill-led world, the leaders of Southern and Northern tertiary education institutions1 and donor agencies increasingly recognize common interests in promoting transnational partnerships.2 This chapter focuses on partnerships that involve research and sustainable-development objectives.3 Establishing and enhancing sustainable research and development partnerships that ...

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