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Syria refugees queue

Universities are developing imaginative ways of addressing the educational needs and ambitions of Syrians

International students thumbs up

Overseas students in UK are more likely to recommend studying in the country than those in other nations

Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister, Japan

Shinzo Abe may face questions over claims that he pushed education department to approve new veterinary school

Research

Feeding a hippo

Institutions say Commission should divert structural funds into modernising academic systems

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong speaks to Times Higher Education at the 2017 THE Innovation and Impact Summit

Collaboration

Virtual research institute aims to overcome geography by providing grants and funding a joint PhD programme

World News

Syria refugees queue

Universities are developing imaginative ways of addressing the educational needs and ambitions of Syrians

Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister, Japan

Shinzo Abe may face questions over claims that he pushed education department to approve new veterinary school

Study finds dropout rate has remained static over course of decade

The Week In Higher Education

The week in HE illustration (22 June 2017)

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

The week in HE illustration (15 June 2017)

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

Politics and Policy

Syria refugees queue

Universities are developing imaginative ways of addressing the educational needs and ambitions of Syrians

Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister, Japan

Shinzo Abe may face questions over claims that he pushed education department to approve new veterinary school

Internationalisation

Syria refugees queue

Universities are developing imaginative ways of addressing the educational needs and ambitions of Syrians

International students thumbs up

Overseas students in UK are more likely to recommend studying in the country than those in other nations

Graeme Reid

Research policy expert says there is ‘no need’ for higher education to make ‘special case’ for universities during negotiations

Rankings

University of Glasgow

The first THE ranking measuring teaching across Europe will be launched at the event next year

Interviews

Woman watching The Open University on TV while holding child

The Open University's vice-chancellor says now is the moment to turn around decline in part-time study

Data

Top and bottom five countries for improving research

Some countries have managed to increase both the quality and quantity of their research

Graph of whether a country's research is motivated by altruism or economic growth

When it comes to big countries, more individualistic nations are more altruistic 

Japan’s universities turn to hospitals for financial pain relief (5 January 2017)

This graph shows that Japan’s top-ranked universities now rely on their hospitals for about 40 per cent of their income as they struggle with deep cuts in government spending.

Mapped out: negative perceptions of science (22 December 2016)

This map shows that across Africa, India, Central America and parts of the Middle East, people are more likely to believe that one of the “bad effects” of science is that it “breaks down ideas of right and wrong”