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John Gill has been editor of Times Higher Education since March, 2012. He has previously held roles as news editor, deputy news editor and reporter with the magazine. John can be found on Twitter at @JG_THE"
Academics may see their work as a calling, which makes it hard for them to switch off. But vacations are essential for well-being – and a bit of fun
To remain carefully balanced ecosystems where experience and youth combine, should universities impose a sell-by date on academics?
Few in academia will have celebrated Brexit’s first anniversary but the unpredictable year since the vote has shown the power of a united voice
The TEF results will not halt universities’ unease about the exercise, the prospect of gaming the system or anxiety about long-term consequences
The wide appeal of Labour’s fees pledge means free higher education is back on the agenda, amid a shift in the political landscape
Terrible tales attest that some see this activity as a nuisance or worse, rather than as something that can benefit supervisor as much as student, says John Gill
Higher education might not be a central issue in the UK’s general election campaign, but it certainly has much riding on the outcome
As universities rely on multiple income streams to stay afloat, private money comes with caveats and portfolios must balance profit and principle
Women’s pay still lags behind men’s, and a lack of transparency around salaries makes it all the harder to address
In an age of political civil war, the question of why the Right is so under-represented in academia is important