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Award-Winning Research Led by University of Jyväskylä Researchers

The book ‘Re-Becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies’ (Springer Press, 2016) was selected for the 2016 award recognizing a highly significant outcome in the field of international and comparative education. This award is from the Council for International Higher Education of the US-based Association for the Study of Higher Education.

The book was based on the study ‘Change in Networks, Higher Education and Knowledge Societies’ (CINHEKS), a six country comparative study, coordinated and supported by the European Science Foundation and funded by the national scientific funding agencies of participating countries and universities located in Finland, Germany, Portugal, UK, USA and Russia.

The book was co-edited by David M. Hoffman and Jussi Välimaa, members of the Higher Education Studies Research Team at the Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The award will be presented November 10th, in Columbus, Ohio, USA at the annual conference of ASHE.
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