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Arts and humanities research will be better represented in the 2016-17 global league table

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Knowledge exchange income is up to £4.2 billion, while university spin-offs and start-ups also posted strong growth

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Shadow minister Angela Rayner says Labour government would also restore EMA

Gender pay gap

More than three-quarters of staff who will receive pay rises are female or ethnic minorities

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Pro-gun group tries to block policy allowing concealed weapons ban in offices

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Guild of European Research Intensive Universities also calls for minister to guarantee Erasmus funding for UK students 

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Most selective universities under fire for ‘glacial’ progress on widening access

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Sheffield Hallam v-c chosen after government recruitment process

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Bath, Cambridge, Imperial, Oxford chosen for two-year master's student pilot

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Benefits of proposals for reducing the tax costs of sharing university equipment outweighed by legal and financial hurdles, according to N8 research group

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New College forced to clarify that event for ‘old members’ at London gentlemen’s club is open to both sexes after dress code was described as ‘collared shirt and jacket’

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New concordat should help researchers ‘deliver significant benefits for society’

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Landmark review of the research excellence framework also recommends that university where research is done should be able to reap rewards

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Presidents' associations issue statement in wake of Brexit vote

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Thinktank proposes to fund Corbyn goal of scrapping fees by National Insurance education accounts

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Maximum fees raised in line with inflation for year one of teaching excellence framework

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Unlike the rest of the EU budget, research funding disproportionately flows to rich members. But there are pressures for this to change

Baron Stern of Brentford

Lord Stern's warning adds to concerns about a brain drain from British universities in the wake of the referendum result

John Denham, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE

Former universities minister calls for creation of academic council to advise ministers on decision making

Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities and Science

Johnson survives Theresa May’s reshuffle

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