Platform to power

July 3, 1998

(Photograph) - * Girl power? Only 8.1 per cent of professors are female but a THES survey shows 869 women appointed senior lecturers, principal lecturers or readers in the past two years comparedwith 477 men.

* THES women professors league table, pages 18-19.

* Meanwhile women are losing out as casualisation sweeps higher education, page 3.

* The funky footwear pictured was designed by students at De Montfort University's design and manufacture department.

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