the academic world
The scientific and cultural community engaged in higher education and research, taken as a whole.
Academia continues to provide scientific education, despite attempts to turn it into a system of professional schooling.
Origin: * acadēmīa, from (Akadēmia), a grove of trees and gymnasium outside of Athens where Plato taught; from the name of the supposed former owner of that estate, the Attic hero Akademos. See also academy, academe, Akademeia. Modern sense of "the world of universities and scholarship" recorded from 1956.
Academia is the community of students and scholars engaged in higher education and research.
The numerical value of academia in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of academia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite.
I was basically going to default to academia, I was pretty sure I was going to do a PhD when I started my masters.
If returnees want to do innovation, in academia there is traditional resistance and old practices, it's the private sector that really attracts people to start new ventures.
He's very ... agnostic as to where a technology rests, whether it's in academia or in another company or in our company, so you could see a much more open view of where we're going to source new technologies.
Academia forcibly tells you about all the great men and revolutionaries, and rebels, especially the rebels, who have changed the world for the better. But they wouldn't notice him were he standing right in front of them.
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