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Data show deep dependence on EU funds by some institutions and subjects
Governments overall are spending more of GDP on tertiary education but less on research
Purchase of research repository has horrified open access advocates who fear acquisition marks attempt to maintain control over publishing
Academics and policy advisers have given their verdict in a study exploring how the REF affects the day-to-day lives of scholars
Universities should take responsibility for the betterment of society, says Michael Crow
Academics do not always publicise their work, says senior academic administrator at Moroccan university
Research councils, Innovate UK and QR funding will be brought under one new body that will also distribute new money for interdisciplinary research
Pressure to publish can lead to unethical behaviour, writes Athene Donald
Data on international collaborations hint at importance of place, politics and history
Lord Stern should devise a research excellence framework that looks beyond past performance, says Giosuè Baggio
A recent paper claims that the quality of researchers declines with age. Five senior scientists consider the data and how they’ve contributed through the years
An academic who takes students from the UK to Mumbai to lead a community theatre programme tells Chris Parr how the project affects all who take part
Specialist language in scientific literature can put people off. Doctoral candidate Michelle Reeve asks: is it really necessary?
University revises policy after backlash from academics
Institutions need to establish ‘nuanced’ notions of excellence, expert on African development tells THE Africa Universities Summit
Universities in two countries will co-host three research chairs
Research council chiefs to be grilled by select committee after poll to name polar research vessel is overruled
Barcelona’s own version of the Crick Institute has helped the city’s academic ecosystem to thrive in spite of Spanish bureaucracy, reports Jack Grove from the Catalan capital
In chasing REF points, academics may risk their public standing and undermine work with potentially profound effects, argues Mark Reed
However, director of the Oxford Martin School says 'disciplinary silos' were one factor contributing to 2008 financial crisis