Vice-Chancellor’s latest blog


Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk’s latest blog sets out why we need to transform research culture in order to tackle Global Challenges.

“To fully realise the potential of the amazing world-changing work we do, we need to break out of the shackles of competition and rankings,” she writes. “And that goes for research in particular, which is being stifled by the current prevailing culture in which it can almost feel like an Olympic sport.”

Read A place on the podium? What is university research for?, in full, via the University’s Medium publication, where you can also catch up with Professor Buitendijk’s previous blogs.