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Five lightbulbs

Mark Goodwin looks at what it takes to be a ‘vortex university’, and why Exeter aspires to become one

Advancing capabilities of stem cells could mean researchers run into legal difficulties once more, European academies warn

Basketball hoop

Ten people, including four coaches, face charges in federal investigation

Old Trafford, Manchester

Class of ’92 to set up alternative provider teaching business, media and sport

Lightbulb innovation

Nature Index examines how research articles are cited in third-party patents  

Solar panel in peaches

Sara Ladrón de Guevara and Anthony Monaco on why institutions should collaborate with their neighbours to develop ideas and solve local problems

Henry Lane Fox speaks to Times Higher Education at the 2017 THE Innovation and Impact Summit in Hong Kong

MRI scan

US scholar argues that academics punch above their weight in key discoveries

Quality control guarantee

Brexit may threaten ability to attract future overseas funding, experts warn

flyboard past cyclist

Analysis suggests v-c pay is rising twice as fast as salaries of more junior university staff

stanford university campus

Study claims California’s higher education policy environment has led to the ‘stagnation’ of the state’s universities 

man driving giant duck on river

Does Nigel Piercy textbook case study stem from his experience at Swansea University? 

Ulsan

The event in South Korea will include the official launch of the THE Asia University Rankings 

Airbus aircraft landing gear is tested at the Airbus aircraft manufacturer's Filton site

UK ‘naive’ to think that it could replace academic links with European industry with those from elsewhere

Investing in UK science may be cheaper after Brexit but the true cost to innovation system remains to be seen, says Holly Else

UK government to completely overhaul technical education as part of new industrial strategy

Hong Kong

Event will explore university-industry collaboration, curiosity-led research and whether institutions can create entrepreneurs

Futuristic car

Data reveal institutions that have co-authored the most papers with top 25 firms in new innovation list

Brisbane, Australia

The ranking will be released during the THE Young Universities Summit in Australia

Ant collaboration

Dame Ann Dowling’s report called public support for collaboration ‘excessively complex’