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

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Well-targeted mental health support can help students stay on track in an uncapped sector, says David Laws

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The junior doctor contract not only deters the lab work that leads to breakthroughs, it threatens quality of care, argues Amitava Banerjee

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To aid non-traditional students, David Burns built a ‘Spoc’, a digital course where an academic is always on call

Leader

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With targeted help from the government, the country’s universities have reasserted their quality and regained their global standing

THE Scholarly Web

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Weekly transmissions from the blogosphere

The Poppletonian

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

From Where I Sit

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Brian Bloch considers the attacks against two Humboldt University scholars in the internet age

Blogs

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John Cater considers the long-term impact of the loans the Class of 2012 is now starting to repay

An old mirror

Twitter may be a medium for academic vanity but it also serves some very useful scholarly purposes, argues Les Back

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Schools and universities are increasingly looking at how improving personalities can boost social mobility. But in doing so, they may be forced to choose between teaching what is helpful, and what is true, says David Matthews

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13 tips to make submitting your paper a breeze

Columnists

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The American system isn’t ideal but it beats the UK’s, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

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Being head of undergraduate studies was an eye-opener for Stephen Curry

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Shahidha Bari on academics’ strange relationship with the idea of failure

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Older academics need to make room for the young, says Sally Feldman

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

Podcast (old microphone placed on office desk)

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