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Trump travel ban on Iranians ‘would harm US science'

Data highlight strength of US-Iran research links while experts stress benefits for American science and economy

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UK science ties with US won’t replace EU links

The UK-US research relationship post-Brexit must work for both countries, says Darragh Murnane

Cultural exploration main factor for teen study abroad interest

Culture bigger draw than academic advancement while most students have safety fears, survey finds

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THE Teaching Survey 2017: results and analysis

Academics enjoy teaching. What they don’t like is the lack of preparation time, bureaucratic burdens, unprepared students – and the TEF. Jack Grove reports

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Valuing competitiveness over caution, lingering sexism and 'gender blindness' hold back women in physics, study says

Silence

Labor calls for funding alternatives to fee deregulation

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Study claims California’s higher education policy environment has led to the ‘stagnation’ of the state’s universities 

UK government asks for new guidance to help universities tackle custom essay writing services

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New survey finds that 47 per cent of students might withdraw due to lack of money

UK government gives 'non-committal' response to calls for researchers' voices to be heard

Muslim women hold signs with the flags of the banned countries during a massive protest against President Trump's travel ban outside of the U.S. Consulate in downtown Toronto

Data highlight strength of US-Iran research links while experts stress benefits for American science and economy

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Stern Review steering group member says unclear whether assessment still drives up quality

Some object to their university's choice of commencement speaker

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University of Hong Kong v-c denies he is ‘heading for a simple life’ as the next head of the University of Edinburgh

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Culture bigger draw than academic advancement while most students have safety fears, survey finds

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University of Paris Seine offers UK institutions chance to create a base in France

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Technology identified by NMC Horizon Report as having ‘potential to enhance’ online learning

Blogs

Data

Data-centric science is emerging in concert with calls for increased openness in research, says Sabina Leonelli

Campaigners who want to erase the controversial figures from universities’ pasts are wrong, say Niall McCrae and Roger Watson

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The UK-US research relationship post-Brexit must work for both countries, says Darragh Murnane

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What will hold back the use of technology in higher education over the next five years?

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Opinion

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Living next to the US is like sleeping with an elephant. But will the election of a divisive president see more Americans pack their trunks and trump, trump, trump up to Canada? asks Glen Jones

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Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit consider what forms internationalisation may take as the US and Europe retreat from world stage

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Rebecca Lave describes the campaign to preserve crucial environmental data under threat from the Trump administration

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Teaching is being looked at seriously by the government, but those providing still feel overlooked and underappreciated

Books

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US and UK campuses are putting their corporate interests before the public good, says Paul Bernal

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Big questions remain unanswered about an important female Modernist theatre-maker all but written out of history, says Liz Schafer

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Book of the Week: Emma Rees praises an effort to show how to turn personal traumas into political resistance

Rankings

Ulsan

The event in South Korea will include the official launch of the THE Asia University Rankings 

Improvement, performance, rankings, success

Phil Baty sets out why the World University Rankings are here to stay – and why that's a good thing

Hong Kong

Event will explore university-industry collaboration, curiosity-led research and whether institutions can create entrepreneurs