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Network

But British Council study finds that the majority of institutions in 12-nation survey engage in such activity

Grant winners tab on folder

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

The week in higher education cartoon (5 May 2016)

The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world’s media

Research

Biomedical Research Building, Manel Brullet and Albert Pineda, Barceloneta beach, Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona’s own version of the Crick Institute has helped the city’s academic ecosystem to thrive in spite of Spanish bureaucracy, reports Jack Grove from the Catalan capital

However, director of the Oxford Martin School says 'disciplinary silos' were one factor contributing to 2008 financial crisis

Johannes Haushofer lists failures in attempt to 'balance the record' on how he climbed the greasy pole of academia

World News

Biomedical Research Building, Manel Brullet and Albert Pineda, Barceloneta beach, Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona’s own version of the Crick Institute has helped the city’s academic ecosystem to thrive in spite of Spanish bureaucracy, reports Jack Grove from the Catalan capital

Canadian dollar

Province will submit proposals in ‘coming weeks’ in a bid to avoid sudden wage increases

Johannes Haushofer lists failures in attempt to 'balance the record' on how he climbed the greasy pole of academia

The Week In Higher Education

The week in higher education cartoon (5 May 2016)

The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world’s media

The week in higher education cartoon (28 April 2016)

The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world's media

Politics and Policy

Universities’ lobbying of the new Conservative government will focus on funding and continuing EU membership

V-cs likely to welcome well-connected Jo Johnson as counter to home secretary and Sajid Javid as one with the ear of the Treasury

Internationalisation

Biomedical Research Building, Manel Brullet and Albert Pineda, Barceloneta beach, Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona’s own version of the Crick Institute has helped the city’s academic ecosystem to thrive in spite of Spanish bureaucracy, reports Jack Grove from the Catalan capital

Network

But British Council study finds that the majority of institutions in 12-nation survey engage in such activity

Tourists pose in front of Dmitri Vrubel mural, Berlin Wall

Major British Council research judges 26 nations’ openness to international higher education

Rankings

Young boy dressed as superhero, world's best young universities

The UK has the most institutions in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016

Interviews

Sunny Singh, London Metropolitan University

We discuss discrimination in UK publishing, how universities misunderstand creative writing, and the benefits of arguing with lecturers

Data

Dissing dons down the ages: a century of pejoratives

What insults have people used to disparage intellectuals over the past century?

London magnified on map of United Kingom (UK)

These maps show which universities do research that goes on to have an impact on London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Birmingham

The great divide: how scholars spend their time (3 March 2016)

These data show how scholars used their time at different types of university in the period 2012 to 2015

Scientific papers published with international co-authors

Scientists are increasingly working in collaboration with overseas academics, according to OECD figures