EU referendum

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Australia also makes gains in list of most attractive English-speaking nations as US slips

A young couple painted as EU flags protest on outside Downing Street against the United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU following the referendum

Capital’s institutions have highest reliance on European students, THE analysis of latest Hesa data finds

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Fears about the consequences of Brexit are widespread, says Sally Hunt

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New partnerships could help UK universities retain research links and EU funding, says Rik Torfs

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Although remuneration slipped off the top of the agenda at UK universities last year, generous salary rises for v-cs will not be overlooked, says Jack Grove

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Reading popular science articles causes non-scientists to overrate their expertise, research finds


John Morgan on how the EU used research programmes as a weapon to enforce free movement

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Lords report urges government to step up efforts to attract academics in wake of Brexit vote

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Universities warn parliamentary inquiry that Brexit vote already deterring staff and students from coming to UK

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President Meric Gertler reflects on Canadian universities’ potential to ‘capitalise’ on political climate in competitor nations

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Vice-principal tells SRHE annual conference that arts and humanities scholars cannot suddenly shift area of focus to different cultural settings 

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UK universities can now ‘feel confident’ in recruiting postgraduate students for 2017-18, says RCUK chair

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For British science to thrive rather than just survive, EU partnerships and global recruitment remain key to fruitful collisions of concepts, says Ian Walmsley

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Sir Keith Burnett asks if criticising your country means academics are unpatriotic

Protestors at anti-Brexit demonstration, Trafalgar, Square, London

‘Irreversible’ damage to UK science from a hard Brexit will eclipse any harm caused in the US by a Trump presidency, says new Nobel laureate

Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive of the University Alliance, has hopes and fears ahead of Philip Hammond's speech

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Students and lecturers join forces for a national demonstration over cuts, fee rises and the plight of EU staff and students post-Brexit

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Make appointing a chief scientific adviser on the EU ‘a priority’, Westminster committee tells the government

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It’s not just EU nationals that universities should worry about losing, says Timothy Devinney, and a shrinking pound won’t help

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As push-pull factors exert their force on scholars in the UK, the Article 50 ruling buys universities more time to argue their case against a shifting EU backdrop