22 mars 2015

Two tribes? Science and art are more like than unalike

By David Eastwood. Making the case for the humanities, and more specifically making the case for research funding in the humanities, matters. In times of plenty, this hasn’t been difficult. In funding terms, the past decade and a half has been a golden era. More...

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Australian government's bid to uncap fees falls again

By . Plans to uncap tuition fees in Australia have been defeated in the country’s upper house for the second time in four months. More...

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Budget 2015: PhD loans up to £25K announced

By . George Osborne has announced that the government will offer PhD and research-based master’s students income-contingent loans of up to £25,000. More...

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Academic freedom study to look at protection across Europe and Africa

By . What are your personal experiences regarding the protection of academic freedom?
This is the question at the heart of a new survey that hopes to examine the concept of academic freedom across the world. More...

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Poorer students ‘not studying key A levels’ for selective universities

By . Just a third of bright teenagers from poorer backgrounds take an A level likely to help them attend a selective university, a study says. More...

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Ucas applicants ‘welcome influence of overseas students’

By . University applicants welcome the presence of international students on campus and believe they will improve learning experiences, a survey suggests. More...

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USS consultation website ‘does not allow comments’

By . The Universities Superannuation Scheme has been criticised for launching a consultation website that does not yet allow people to comment on proposed changes to their pensions. More...

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Overseas students’ health surcharge is ‘full of loopholes’

By . A new “health surcharge” levied on international students from next month is “an election stunt full of loopholes”, a legal expert has claimed. More...

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