Careers

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Liz Morrish reflects on why she chose to tackle the failings of the neoliberal academy from the outside
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Research finds that working overseas can boost PhD holders’ salaries 

Brain drain

Latest Hesa data throw spotlight on disciplines most at risk from flight of EU talent from UK 

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Like cricket, academia needs specialists, and revised calendars and tech will show teachers belong in the top order, says Merlin Crossley

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Living next to the US is like sleeping with an elephant. But will the election of a divisive president see more Americans pack their trunks and trump, trump, trump up to Canada? asks Glen Jones

Data reveal research ties between US and Muslim nations targeted by attempted ban

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Tired of the lies and back-patting that CVs are made of, Roger Watson eyes an alternative with a long list of virtues

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Lecturer Rachel Moss on the casualties of a demanding academic culture

Overall higher education staff headcount up 2 per cent, new data reveal

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Understanding the unwritten rules of graduate study is vital if you want to get the most from your PhD supervision, say Kevin O'Gorman and Robert MacIntosh

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Keep it brief, tailor to the job requirements and do not mention your hobbies. Our panel of top university administrators offer some tips on how to write a top-notch CV

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Fixing problems in the academic job market by reducing the number of PhDs would homogenise the sector, argues Tom Cutterham

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Vijaya Nath on what might be preventing women from climbing the HE career ladder

Even top teachers ‘not recognised or compensated’, warns research

Research-intensive universities may not be matching rhetoric with actions on teaching support

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The most popular Times Higher Education stories of the last year revealed

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Our panel of leading university administrators explain how applicants should approach a meeting of this kind at their institution

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Off to an academic conference? Helena Ledmyr offers some tricks to getting the most out of attending a scholarly gathering

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Provost says institution 'must do better' as independent researchers find focus on excellence has had 'negative impact' alongside top results

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Latest EUA doctoral council chair says open science very much on his agenda for the role

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University staff may often write letters of recommendation in a very gendered way, warns Dame Athene Donald