Third mission accomplished? Why are universities bad at engaging with local and regional government and what we can do about it

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Universities are increasingly called upon to engage with local and regional government, namely as part of a ‘third academic mission’, but how effectively do they incentive academics to do so? Using evidence from her study of the University of Aveiro, Liliana Fonseca explores the barriers that hinder engagement with these institutions and makes recommendations for how universities could expand and improve the implementation of the third mission.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputBlog
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2019


  • universities
  • public policy
  • engagement
  • regional development
  • third mission

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