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University arts centres club together for more impact
May 28, 2016

New network aims to help venues to play an even more effective role in the artistic life of their communities and regions

Trainers in shop
TEF ‘not meaningful’ until discipline data available
May 27, 2016

Institution-level statistics will be ‘too generic’, THE/HEA webchat hears

Person caught in spray of wave, Worcester, England
Coping with illness: sound minds, unsound bodies
May 26, 2016

Being sick threatens employability, legacy and self-image. Two recent victims of stroke and cancer tell their tales

Construction crew dismantle a building, Shanghai, China
NSS manipulation claims ‘raise questions’ about data reliability
May 26, 2016

Allegations of ‘inappropriate influence’ emerge on survey that will be key TEF metric

Times Higher Education Awards 2016: enter now

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Arts Building sign covered in ivy

New network aims to help venues to play an even more effective role in the artistic life of their communities and regions

Trainers in shop

Institution-level statistics will be ‘too generic’, THE/HEA webchat hears

Scotland map

Sutton Trust study finds disadvantaged students still struggle to get into Scottish universities, and instead enter the college sector

Construction crew dismantle a building, Shanghai, China

Allegations of ‘inappropriate influence’ emerge on survey that will be key TEF metric

Woman tries on hats

Leeds and OU programmes signal significant change in online platform’s pricing structure

University of São Paulo Faculty of Law: Best universities in Latin America

Brazil dominates the list of Latin America’s best universities as judged by Times Higher Education’s Academic Reputation Survey

Racecar losing wheel as it turns corner

Data show deep dependence on EU funds by some institutions and subjects

One way street road sign, United Kingdom

Canadian academic argues people should get access to free higher education in return for their contribution to society

University and College Union (UCU) flag hanging on statue

Two-day walkout follows offer branded an 'insult' by the UCU, but employers claim strike will have 'no to low impact'

Elderly man doing spilts on street pavement

Does flexible working benefit universities as well as individuals? Jack Grove reports

Committee meeting

Possible mass resignation of external examiners in pay dispute raises concerns about sector’s use of contracts, says legal expert

Pile of European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) flag badges

A Times Higher Education survey on voting intentions for the historic poll is seeking the views of all UK higher education staff

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Ministers press ahead with plans to assess institutions despite warnings from research they commissioned

Blogs

Yale-NUS College

Charles Bailyn's time in Asia has opened his eyes to the high regard in which a liberal arts education is still held internationally

PhD

Sally Tomlinson has seen much during her many doctoral examinations, from supervisors left literally holding the baby to the first Bedouin woman in Jordan to gain a PhD

China flag, chinese

Marguerite Dennis explains how university student recruiters should plan for enrolling Chinese students

Podcasts

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The latest edition of Times Higher Education discussed by our editorial team

In Numbers

Winners' podium

Loughborough jumps into the top five, according to latest league table

Poppletonian

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The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton. Finem respice!

Opinion

Miles Cole illustration (26 May 2016)

Nick Hillman offers academics advice on managing expectations and ensuring that their research has a big impact

Dale Edwin Murray illustration (26 May 2016)

Energy, ingenuity and international outlook make HK a fertile territory for success, says Peter Mathieson

Data being analysed under magnifying glass (illustration)

Scrutiny of datasets informing the teaching excellence framework will ramp up, and rightly so, given the high stakes and risk of misuse

Marcus Butt illustration (19 May 2016)

Being open about failure is one thing, but we must also look at how we define success, says Shahidha Bari

Books

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Book of the week: Academics need to hit the brakes and work to change the system they’re in, says Emma Rees

Pile of books against red wall

A weekly look over the shoulders of our scholar-reviewers

Benjamin Disraeli portrait

Fresh perspectives on a 19th-century Tory leader can be gleaned from his fiction, finds A.W. Purdue

Man using Hewlett Packard HP-150 touchscreen computer

New technology has changed how we approach the act of writing, finds John Gilbey

Rankings

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Asia increases its standing in this year's Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

Globe showing map of Africa, Best universities in Africa

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 15 universities in Africa

Hong Kong

Prestigious event will bring together leaders from some of the world’s best universities