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Angel Sharma

The author is a PhD candidate in Strategic Management at the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Time to invest in our own universities

Published On: September 5, 2021 06:30 AM NPT By: Angel Sharma

The problem with attracting foreign affiliates that are ranked poorly themselves has dire consequences for the local academic ecosystem. In a metaphoric programming language, we can refer to this as garbage in, garbage out. If we attract low-quality foreign institutions, our academics learn low-quality stuff, which then gets transferred to our own institutions.

Behind in research

Published On: September 19, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Angel Sharma

Professors in our universities are promoted based on the number of years they have served

Whither research?

Published On: November 29, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Angel Sharma

Unlike in India and China the universities in Nepal don’t publish any quality journals