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Despite all that’s been done to improve doctoral study, horror stories keep coming. Here three students relate PhD nightmares while two academics advise on how to ensure a successful supervision
Sir Christopher Snowden, former Universities UK president, attacks ratings in wake of Southampton’s bronze award
Eliminating cheating services, even if it were possible, would do nothing to address students’ and universities’ lack of interest in learning, says Stuart Macdonald
New data show proportion of professors who are women has declined at some institutions
Emilie Murphy calls on those who challenged the teaching excellence framework methodology in the past to stop sharing their university ratings with pride