Daniel Mitchell illustration (12 January 2017)

Warning: conmen and shameless scholars operate in this area

James McCrostie was shocked to discover the extent of ‘predatory conferences’, but even more shocked by those abetting them

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Canada ‘most desirable’ country for EU students - not UK

Australia also makes gains in list of most attractive English-speaking nations as US slips

New dictionary aids students in era of fake news

Contributors hope resource will encourage students to avoid ‘assimilationist’ mindset

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Top universities for working with most innovative firms

Data reveal institutions that have co-authored the most papers with top 25 firms in new innovation list

THE Leadership and Management Awards 2017 enter now

Latest News

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Australia also makes gains in list of most attractive English-speaking nations as US slips

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Universities will need to abandon present ‘constipated’ models and follow Uber’s lead to appeal to prospective students

Legislation in Missouri and Iowa seeks to curtail right to protected academic posts

pro choice advocates (right) and anti abortion advocates (left) rally outside of the supreme court

Contributors hope resource will encourage students to avoid ‘assimilationist’ mindset

University of Oxford
David Lammy 'concerned' at universities approach to issue
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Scholars are ‘doing as much as they can’ to promote critical thinking among students despite suppression of liberal thought, study claims

A young couple painted as EU flags protest on outside Downing Street against the United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU following the referendum

Capital’s institutions have highest reliance on European students, THE analysis of latest Hesa data finds

MBA applications

Accreditation body’s new report suggests high quality management education still ‘desirable’ in ‘uncertain’ world

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But potential recruitment positives are reliant on Home Office policy, cautions major Hepi analysis

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Donald Trump’s election could prompt shifts in the world’s international student flows, some believe

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Number of first-year students from India, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria all down

Fellow political scientists pay tribute to the scholarly achievements of a man best-known as a television pundit during British elections

University of Bath campus

University of Bath’s Glynis Breakwell and other vice-chancellors are facing criticism from staff and students over pay increases

Blogs

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Kate Riegle van West had to battle to bring her circus life and her academic life together

A letter from David Sanders, Regius professor at the University of Essex, to Anthony King, professor of government and a leading authority on British politics who died earlier this week

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Nick Hillman on the possible implications of the government’s defeat in the Lords

Podcasts

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The latest edition of Times Higher Education is discussed by the editorial team

In Numbers

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Data reveal institutions that have co-authored the most papers with top 25 firms in new innovation list

Poppletonian

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

Opinion

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In an era of post-truth politics, academics and their research still have a vital role to play in influencing policy, says Graeme Reid

Iceberg

As campus fortunes fluctuate with changing oil, currency and tuition prices, a Brexit bounce is a possibility. The state can steer the academy towards it

Daniel Mitchell illustration (12 January 2017)

James McCrostie was shocked to discover the extent of ‘predatory conferences’, but even more shocked by those abetting them

Chinese man in shop with cages

China’s pressure on its academics to toe an ideological line will increase if Trump focuses only on business, says Tao Zhang

Books

Film reel

Timely lessons from the AV club; what’s on Dante’s mind; Europe’s research powerhouse; and stripteases and naked protests

Dead dinosaur

Cait MacPhee on a gallop through the history of the universe, the planets, life on Earth and more

Chinese man by currency exchange board

After years of suppressing the renminbi, China strives for a global currency, says Anna Watson

Victorians listening to gramophone talking book

Hear all about it: René Wolf listens in for chapter and verse on the history and art of the audiobook

Rankings

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The results of the survey will be used to shape the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18

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Liberal arts colleges have lower levels of racial and socio-economic diversity among students, according to data collected by Times Higher Education

Brisbane, Australia

The ranking will be released during the THE Young Universities Summit in Australia