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In his second blog, John Tregoning offers some more advice on coping with scholarly stress

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The ‘naming and shaming’ of universities that have hosted extremist speakers has raised more questions about the intentions of the Prevent agenda, says Jack Grove

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Co-founder of investment firm says that more early career academics should be encouraged to think about the entrepreneurial route

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Students willing to pay at least £1,700 more on average for better employability, suggests survey

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Failing is part of being an academic, says John Tregoning, so we should be ready for it

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Anxieties over overseas posts largely overlooked as academy highlights benefits of global mobility, researchers claim

Grant winners failing to comply with policies to end cronyism and other practices face penalties

Just one in 10 researchers has completed an internship away from the academy, a new survey says

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Transition to ‘make-or-break’ stage for female academics is a significant challenge, study explains

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Deluge of submitted papers leads journals to fall back on alma mater prestige, research suggests

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University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor says research excellence can still be pursued while professoriate is reshaped

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US firms report increasing use of psychological assessments

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Rama Thirunamachandran says role and financing of sector’s teaching champion must be rethought

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The TEF is likely to prove critical in deciding the fate of higher education’s teaching champion, says Chris Havergal

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High costs, long commutes and insecure jobs may explain figures from Best University Workplace Survey 2015

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Cultural differences can complicate relationships between international doctoral students and supervisors, Jack Grove hears

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Matthew Reisz reflects on his own prejudices as he asks who really associates with such general terminology

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We don’t need to ‘fix the women’, we need to fix the system, says Dame Athene Donald

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Body behind the Athena SWAN gender equality initiative names first institutions to receive award to promote racial diversity

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Lecturer who masterminded student-run commercial operation Re:So shortlisted for enterprise education award