Globe melting into puddle of water
November 26, 2015

Unexpected creation of a ‘Global Challenges Research Fund’ means that if they want more money, academics may have to contribute to international development

student, studying, library
November 26, 2015

Clearly describing the inefficient and damaging situation might point the way to better alternatives, says Eric Silverman

Woman caught in gust of wind
November 26, 2015

Higher levels of stress among senior women revealed by Leadership Foundation report

Man kissing man in front of classroom
November 26, 2015

Blurring the lines between supervisor and friend can cause difficulties for academics and students alike, says study by Finnish researchers

One-man band playing instruments, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
November 26, 2015

Preparing to launch its multidisciplinary degree, institution bids others across Europe to follow suit

Female Chinese student with book
November 25, 2015

Involvement in global quality assurance is crucial to signing up more overseas students, says Fiona Crozier

George Osborne
November 25, 2015

However, there is confusion over the final value of the settlement, which may include 'tucking in' of Global Challenges fund

George Osborne visiting Begbrooke Science Park, Oxfordshire
November 25, 2015

New ministerial committee could wield power over research agenda, but support expressed for new pot of interdisciplinary funding

Men discussing paperwork on ship dock
November 24, 2015

European Quality Assurance Forum told ‘surprisingly little work’ conducted on value of members’ activities

College students receiving exam results
November 23, 2015

UCU’s nine-point checklist aims to make admissions fairer

November 20, 2015

Commitment not to merge the research councils appears to contradict plans for a bonfire of the quangos in BIS

Gender balance
November 20, 2015

Official figures show gap fell 2.4 percentage points for full-time staff

TCD trinity college dublin dementia research atlantic
November 20, 2015

Landmark gift from foundation started by Irish-American billionaire will fund work in US and Ireland

November 19, 2015

In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, students at a business school in the city are more committed than ever to defending European values, says Frank Bournois

Tangram puzzle with seven pieces
November 19, 2015

Proposed Research UK would have similar powers to a v-c over university faculties

cass save the architecture design london met
November 19, 2015

The proposed sale of London Metropolitan University’s Aldgate design school highlights some of the pros and cons of ‘one campus’ higher education institution, says Jack Grove

Paul Capietto and Franck Ribery playing soccer/football
November 19, 2015

Higher education expert who died in February asks in paper what might replace strengths of the polytechnic system

People gathered at Middlesex University quad
November 19, 2015

Tim Blackman is keen to build on successes achieved in his predecessor’s two decades in charge

Researcher with microscope in lab
November 18, 2015

Analysis of top-ranked groups also finds they have ‘accountable autonomy’ from the university

Female student buying cotton candy, Yale Summer School
November 16, 2015

Number edges close to 1 million, driven by rise from India and China