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There is growing concern that China is trying to silence its critics in the West, with academic publishers a particular target. Tao Zhang considers the consequences for scholarly freedom – and what can be done to tackle such restrictions
Bias in assessing submissions is inevitable and damaging. Anonymisation is the least bad solution, says Graham Farrell
UCU plan would maintain defined benefit scheme, but has been branded ‘unaffordable’ by universities
Rogier Creemers advises early career academics to be ruthless and put themselves first to move up the ladder