UK government asks for new guidance to help universities tackle custom essay writing services
UK government gives 'non-committal' response to calls for researchers' voices to be heard
Stern Review steering group member says unclear whether assessment still drives up quality
Some object to their university's choice of commencement speaker
When it comes to big countries, more individualistic nations are more altruistic
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.
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”
This graph shows the dramatic rise of open access mega-journals such as Plos One, which offer to publish papers based on their scientific soundness rather than the significance or novelty of the results, and which accept research across a broad range of disciplines