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We talk to the neuroscientist and sex researcher about prudish attitudes, personal threats and what goes on in a sex research lab
The leading forensic anthropologist discusses her Presbyterian work ethic, remaining detached in the face of human suffering, and unhelpful advice from a PhD supervisor
Planetary scientist whose sculptures can be found across the University of Leicester’s campus is remembered
Long-serving Berkeley philosopher and critic of artificial intelligence remembered
We discuss realising what it means to be black in the UK, dealing with insomnia, and institutional racism in the academy, with the renowned race and black identity scholar
Economic historian and novelist who survived dramatic childhood remembered
The former leader of the House of Lords talks inequality, widening access to higher education and keeping on top of technology
The former Archbishop of Canterbury discusses religious leaders’ obligation to promote equality, the challenges of meeting controversial heads of state, and concerns about the growth of populism
First female Regius professor of divinity at the University of Oxford remembered
Academic whose expertise spanned economics and chemistry remembered
The noted theatre director talks about dispelling drama school preconceptions, reducing tuition fees and negotiating with local gangs
Expert who advised policymakers on the automotive industry remembered
The eminent philosopher talks of academics’ vanity, the place of philosophy in a ‘post-truth’ world and her reservations about the TEF
Long-serving Stanford University scholar remembered
Former president of the British Psychological Society remembered
The fashion designer talks about treating a university education like a nine-to-five job, the importance of student interaction and defying graduation clothing convention
Bristol-based expert in real-world applications of computer systems remembered
The comics researcher discusses ‘Mickey Mouse’ degree accusations, lessons on wartime alliances and the perils of eating cheese before bedtime
An innovative educationalist who worked on both sides of the Atlantic is remembered.
Felipe Fernández-Armesto takes issue with a claim that the EU has been playing the sovereignty card in Brexit negotiations
UCU attacks plans to cut 171 posts, but university denies Brexit 'the reason'
University appeals ICO notice to publish report on refusal to take part in league tables
Agnes Bäker and Amanda Goodall have found that academics who are happiest at work have a head of department who is a distinguished researcher. How can such people be encouraged into management?