Magic book with shining lights

Vote on which academic text has proved most influential on how we live now

mouse in petri dish

Bid to test key cancer findings uses a strict method to avoid bias, but this means some outcomes have proved inconclusive

Universities need to adapt career paths to accommodate scientists who tap into different fields, says research

Subra Suresh, president of Carnegie Mellon University, speaks to THE at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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Student leader calls for clearer rules on student-staff relationships after Sussex report into abusive lecturer case

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List creator to now pursue ‘new areas of research’

MRC researchers in West Africa face political unrest

Interconnected world/global roaming

Phil Baty reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos

Cardiff University is highest placed HE institution in list of LGBT-friendly employers for second successive year 

Overall higher education staff headcount up 2 per cent, new data reveal

Grant winners tab on folder

A round-up of academics awarded research council funding

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Scholars ponder the ethical dilemmas of assessing the new president from afar 

Week in higher education illustration (19 January 2017)

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

Rafael Reif, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

But L. Rafael Reif admits the university may have to look for alternative funding sources and new ways to ‘stay connected’ to world 

A visitor admires shadow puppets made of leather during an exhibition. China
Lucrative offer to professor renews concerns over 'unethical' contracts
President-elect Donald Trump looks on as Betsy DeVos, his nominee for Secretary of Education, speaks at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Leading Democrat puts education secretary nominee under pressure on loans and ‘non-existent’ higher education record

Fellow political scientists pay tribute to the scholarly achievements of a man best-known as a television pundit during British elections

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Study also found that almost 1 in 5 college men admitted to sexual aggression

Two volunteers try out the 'social sphere' for two - plastic speech bubbles that allow you to hold a private conversation in noisy pubs and clubs

Discipline needs to forge new research agendas and promote its benefits more effectively, workshop hears

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Soumitra Dutta speaks to THE about Cornell's new technology campus