Opinion

Recent opinion

Evidence for the harm done by including students in net migration figures is clear, says Huw Owen

Martin Schulz

Challenger to Merkel is popular, despite attacks on his educational record

Governance, management

Universities in the UK have developed a range of different approaches to governance, and there’s no sign that the trend will stop, says Michael Shattock

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Without more conservative perspectives in the academy, lawmakers will increasingly ignore and potentially defund social science, says Musa al-Gharbi

Leader

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How do you solve a problem like REF selection? Research-active status may be defined by formal or informal means, but is there a realistic alternative?

THE Scholarly Web

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Weekly transmissions from the blogosphere

The Poppletonian

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The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton. Finem respice!

From Where I Sit

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Brian Bloch considers the attacks against two Humboldt University scholars in the internet age

Blogs

Evidence for the harm done by including students in net migration figures is clear, says Huw Owen

Martin Schulz

Challenger to Merkel is popular, despite attacks on his educational record

Institutions that succeed in helping regional growth deserve being included in measures of performance, says Simon Baker

Governance, management

Universities in the UK have developed a range of different approaches to governance, and there’s no sign that the trend will stop, says Michael Shattock

Columnists

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The American system isn’t ideal but it beats the UK’s, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Stephen Curry columnist illustration

Being head of undergraduate studies was an eye-opener for Stephen Curry

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Shahidha Bari on academics’ strange relationship with the idea of failure

Sally Feldman columnist illustration

Older academics need to make room for the young, says Sally Feldman

Podcasts

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The results of the 2017 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings discussed by the editorial team

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The upcoming Asia Universities Summit in South Korea discussed by the Times Higher Education team