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Recent opinion

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

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

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

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

Leader

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

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

teaching and learning

Beware reliance on teaching excellence framework metrics, says Claire Taylor

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Dominic Glynn urges academics who are just starting out to shout their research from the rooftops 

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

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

Podcasts

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

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Why one academic takes her students to Dharavi, a large slum in Mumbai, to teach drama