01 novembre 2015

Is industry funding undermining trust in science?

By David Matthews. How valid are fears that financial conflicts of interest are damaging confidence in academic research. More...

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The perils of ‘philanthrocapitalism’

By Matthew Reisz. Are corporations profiting from philanthropy? Do mega-donors acquire too much influence? Linsey McGoey on ‘saint’ Bill Gates and the downsides of giving away $16 billion. More...

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Students perform in a cemetery to ‘give the dead a voice’

By Matthew Reisz. University reaches out to its local community through dramatised performances in the city graveyard. More...

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All the talents: policy needs social science and humanities’ input

By Mark Walport. From the battle against Ebola to climate change strategy, research insights from a wide range of disciplines are proving invaluable, says Mark Walport. More...

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Speaking up for the public PhD viva

By David Bogle. Initially sceptical about the continental practice of examining a doctoral thesis before an audience, David Bogle has found much to commend it. More...

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The discontent of South Africa’s students goes beyond fees

By Martin Hall. The country’s young are angry about more than just tuition costs, which is why solutions are difficult, says Martin Hall. More...

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Africa needs education, not exploitation

By John Gill. For-profit operators are needed to help feed the continent’s hunger for degrees but regulation is key. More...

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Trust is a coin of the realm

By John Gill. In accepting industry funding, universities must be transparent if they are to sustain public faith in the independence of research. More...

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Ten tips for presenting a conference paper

By Jack Grove. Advice from a guide prepared by two academics will help you to impress a conference audience. More...

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The 50 most influential UK higher education professionals on social media

By Chris Havergal. A list of the 50 most influential higher education professionals using social media in the UK has been released. More...

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