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The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful technology transfer model can be easily transported to another.

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Munk School’s Innovation Policy Think Tank Awarded Major Grant To Establish Digital Research Partnership

Toronto, Canada – The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is proud to announce that David Wolfe, Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab, and his team have been awarded $2.9 million from SSHRC (the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) over six years for the Creating digital opportunity: Canada’s ICT industry in global perspective project. With support provided by SSHRC, the University of Toronto, lead partner, the Canadian International Council, and other partner universities, firms and organizations, the project commitment totals $5.1 million.

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Interview with Ezra F. Vogel, Author of “Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China”

Listen to Ezra F. Vogel in an interview with Rob Steiner, Director of the Fellowships in Global Journalism program, on his book, "Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China."

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