academia academia  /ˌæ kə ˈdi mi ə/


  • (n) the academic world


  1. Even in academia, no one is telling China what it needs to hear.
  2. The other reason is those waves in academia.
  3. It is immensely important that Lie's chosen path of academia affords him the tools to analyze and assess our economy in a dispassionate, unbiased way.


  1. Chicago’s data chief bids farewell

    Chicago’s first data officer is departing public service for a job in academia. Brett Goldstein, who has worked with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s team since he was elected, is the city’s first Chief Data Officer and Chief Information officer for the Department of Innovation and Technology (DOIT). Last month, it was revealed that Goldstein would depart the mayor’s administration for a position at ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  2. BOE Deputy Governor Paul Tucker to leave this year

    LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Bank of England Deputy Governor Paul Tucker will leave the central bank later this year to spend "a period of time in academia in the United States," the bank said on Friday. Tucker was considered one of the likely candidates for becoming the new Governor after Mervyn King, but missed out on securing the job to Mark Carney, who takes over in July. The BOE said in the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. AstraZeneca taps outside experts to screen cancer compounds

    LONDON (Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca is deepening its collaboration with academia by roping in more outside researchers to help to find new cancer drugs. Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Paterson Institute for Cancer Research at the University of Manchester will use the company's compounds as a starting point to hunt for potential new drugs, the partners said on Friday. The ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "Yale is a remarkable institution whose countless contributions to our society extend far beyond academia alone. And for years, I have worked with Yale and Peru to seek a solution to this disagreement over the artifacts discovered at Machu Picchu,...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Chris Dodd Source: Living in Peru (blog)

  2. "We have approached the best minds from industry, business, academia, social services unions and the public sector," Ms Bligh said. "These are the people who have their finger on the pulse of what's going on out there . . . and they need to...
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Anna Bligh Source:

  3. Still, Dershowitz said, "I'm happy he's out of academia. Let him do his ranting on street corners."
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Alan Dershowitz Source: Forbes

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