Training Centre in Communication collaborated with Knowledge E on hosting a webinar on the Influence of University Rankings on African Research Visibility.
Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) was honored to work with Knowledge E in hosting the webinar on the ‘Influence of University Rankings on African Research Visibility’ . One of the impacts of globalization of higher education is the creation and rise of global rankings and its effect on the competitive nature of universities as we know it. The increased use of rankings have influenced universities on the strategic decisions they make in regards to how the use the results to increase their visibility, attract top talent, funding and collaboration.
Recording of the session
About the organizers
The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and is registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.
Knowledge E is a is a fast growing company based in Dubai, UAE. Its three core offerings are the 3D’s; ‘Discover’, ‘Develop’ and ‘Disseminate’. ‘Discover’ through the KnE Digital Library Solutions powered by Zendy for research literature discovery, as well as tailored content packages; ‘Develop’ through the KnE Training Programmes, supporting capacity building and skills development within academia as well as the KnE Consulting Projects, serving universities on their mission to become ‘world-class universities’; and ‘Disseminate’ through the KnE Publishing Services and the platform for Open Access publishing of regional journals and conference proceedings.