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A geographer who radically reformed the discipline has died
We talk LGBT awareness, verbatim theatre and imaginary friends with the performer turned doctoral student
A ‘legendary’ lecturer in psychology has died
The former Cabinet minister on listening to jazz pianist Art Tatum, ambitions to be Stirling Moss, and how we shouldn’t view all politicians as crooks
A leading physics educator has died
We talk tours of duty, support for veterans and the travails of following Aston Villa with Chester’s new nursing professor
A highly influential and wide-ranging sociologist has died
We talk to the professional golfer about leadership and the possibility of swapping golf clubs for research after retirement
A skilful and charismatic ‘drug hunter’ has died
We talk to the digital games professor about the perception of games in the academy
A leading authority on the British landscape has died
We talk to the long-distance cyclist and documentary-maker about swapping pedals for academic robes
We talk to the Sheffield Hallam autism expert about societal prejudices, the focus on research impact and a rugby career curtailed
One of the leading radical geographers of her generation has died
A leading economic psychologist who led [!Soas, University of London!] for almost a decade has died
We discuss discrimination in UK publishing, how universities misunderstand creative writing, and the benefits of arguing with lecturers
A historian who transformed our understanding of the origins of ‘print culture’ has died
McGill’s leading astrophysicist talks fundamental science research, academic gender imbalances and amateur dramatics as a parent
A renowned topologist who established the University of Warwick’s Mathematical Institute as a major centre has died
A cancer researcher who greatly enriched our understanding of the processes of tumour formation has died