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Early career researchers could benefit most from changes to funding structures, says Sven Sewitz, but he is concerned that there simply isn’t the will to make it happen
Former universities minister says researchers deserve same guarantee as bankers
Only one in 10 PhD graduates will work in academia. Institutions have to do more to ready the other nine for their careers, says a postdoctoral research fellow
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Once upon a time, authors pushed young readers to see the world very differently, says Shelley King
Co-author of a major UK study of female advancement at Pakistan’s universities recounts positive experience of such institutions
Experts question whether funders are doing enough to tackle discrimination in grant applications
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As universities tighten attendance policies, an education professor has argued that scholars should be more prepared to accept absence
We talk about growing up in the North East of England, alcohol consumption advice and international cricket aspirations with Newcastle University's new head
Australian university seeks to improve researchers’ digital identities. But does this risk excessive uniformity?
The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world’s media
The government is a broken record on overseas student numbers when all the evidence suggests that academic mobility is a win-win situation
Plugging a multibillion-pound deficit exacerbated by June’s poll result may require ‘drastic measures’, analysts have warned
UUK must help advance equality at the front of the lecture hall through loan write-offs and conferences, says Geraldine Van Bueren
In this Q&A, Jukka Kola, rector of the University of Helsinki, gives his take on the changing face of university leadership
Those who leave China to study are more likely to win jobs and promotion when they return, but local academics tend to take top administrative roles, analysis suggests
Director discusses life at the world’s northernmost university, and how it leads collaborative research on Arctic issues
Institution to work with UN special rapporteur and provide a ‘space’ to further the struggle against gender-related violence
Universities need to be far more open about addressing the issue of racism