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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

Leader

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

THE Scholarly Web

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The Poppletonian

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From Where I Sit

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

Blogs

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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The targeting of Turkey’s top academics, in the country’s most established institutions, has caused outrage, writes Gulcin Ozkan

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John Walley on how healthcare research must bring practical benefits, not just scholarly pride

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 stories from Times Higher Education discussed by the editorial team