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Chinese and EU ministers strike agreement on mutual recognition of degrees

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Current funding and fee levels apply for duration of 2017-18 courses even if UK leaves EU


A former laboratory manager claims he was fired from California State University, Northridge due to his religious beliefs

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Report also suggests that institutions develop 'more sophisticated' financial arrangements

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Academic at the University of Toronto uses YouTube videos to hit out at anti-discrimination policies from institution and government 

Alfred Nobel

Three scientists, born in the UK but now based in the US, are honoured for their work in the 'flatlands' of physics

Medicine Nobel Prize

Japanese biologist awarded for his research on autophagy 

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Publication fee chosen over submission fee to make charges fair

Italy's gold medallist

New measures to ensure universities are ‘not penalised’ for taking poorer students also outlined for next stage of TEF

Stephen Toope, University of Cambridge

Canadian Stephen Toope set to take over from Sir Leszek Borysiewicz in autumn 2017 to lead the prestigious university

Citation analysis reveals potential winners of science’s highest accolade

Two men who spent time living as animals receive accolade

Radcliffe Camera and All Souls College, University of Oxford

Louise Richardson also reiterates fears that EU academics may leave Oxford over Brexit

Mental health students

A third of students say the condition affects their academic experience


Dame Minouche Shafik will be the first woman to head institution on a permanent basis in its 126-year history

Theresa May, Conservative Party

UK prime minister announces policy in grammar schools speech

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Government’s reliance on ‘dubious evidence’ has damaged UK’s reputation and economy, says IPPR

Georgetown University

The move is one of several measures aimed at atoning for the US university’s history 

THE World University Rankings passes independent audit

Unprecedented transparency for global rankings sees PricewaterhouseCoopers sign off THE’s methodological process and calculations

THE World University Rankings 2016-17 launch

Times Higher Education’s flagship rankings will be released on 21 September

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