28 juin 2015

Venki Ramakrishnan on leaving the EU, science in schools – and horoscopes

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Britain’s most prominent scientific voice, the incoming president of the Royal Society, shares his hopes for British science. More...

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What nobody tells you about studying abroad

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Everyone told me how much fun I was going to have, but there are many things it would have been more useful for me to have known. More...

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Don't take social work training away from universities

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The political appetite to remove social work education from universities and fund private businesses to train students is misplaced. More...

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University research on terrorism may never be free from interference

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Government agencies are regular attendees at academic meetings on conflict and terrorism, but their influence may affect the transparency of research. More...

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Cheating found to be rife in British schools and universities

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Channel 4 Dispatches uncovers shady practices across the board, from rigged primary school key assessments to 40,000 university students disciplined for plagiarism. More...

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Booming universities take taxpayers for a ride

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Too many students are wasting time on useless degrees, with their loans being written off. Read more...

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Thousands of new graduates out of work, figures show

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . A third of working graduates took jobs as cleaners, office juniors and road sweepers six months after leaving university. Read more...

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Why tuition fees are good for you

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Lukas Mikelionis. Anti-austerity students should understand that free education can actually decrease equality - and leave universities penniless. Read more...

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One in ten students believe international students detract from learning, survey says

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . A survey has revealed that whilst the majority of students believe that international students work considerably harder, many think that they detract from academic discussions. Read more...

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Can genes predict foreign language learning skills?

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Anne Merritt. With language skills becoming ever more important, Anne Merritt looks at whether there is a genetic component to language learning ability. Read more...

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