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French Institutes Cut Ties With Scientific Publishing Powerhouse

The fight between academia and publishers regarding paywall for academic publications has been around for a long time. Credit: pxhere French universities and research institutes have cancelled their agreements with academic publishing giant SpringerNature and refused to make new ones. They’re saving millions of dollars in subscription costs...
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IMF, economic institutes raise their forecasts for German growth

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for German economic growth, predicting a healthy 2.5 percent expansion for Europe’s biggest economy this year. FILE PHOTO: A woman carries her shopping bags in downtown Hamburg, Germany, January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo The forecast...
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IIT Ropar to host convocation at new campus

New Delhi The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) will host its sixth convocation ceremony on November 28 at its sprawling 500-acre permanent new campus on the banks of the river Sutlej. The new campus, which will be operational in 2018, has been recently awarded the five-star green...
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Delhi’s Dyal Singh Evening is now Vande Mataram College

The governing body of Dyal Singh Evening college renamed the institution as Vande Mataram College and on Saturday passed a resolution to make it a regular shift college. The move came amid opposition by a section of teachers and students over turning the college into day shift. Earlier...
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IIMB launches doctoral programme in entrepreneurship

Bengaluru The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has launched a doctoral programme in entrepreneurship, leveraging its expertise in mentoring and incubating entrepreneurs and start-ups. The PhD programme aims at providing impetus to the increasing need for scholarly research in entrepreneurship and to create a vibrant pool of faculty...
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