01 novembre 2015

It's time to speak up about the UK government’s plans for research

Stephen Curry is campaigning against possible cuts to the UK research budget, and he needs your help. More...

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News blog: is economics based on shaky statistics?

By David Matthews. A new paper finds that more than half of economic studies are unreproducible. But there could be even deeper issues with the discipline, says David Matthews. More...

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The challenges of supervising students from other countries

By Gina Wisker. Postgraduate students and supervisors are very globally mobile. Pick almost any country with a university research culture and you might find a Japanese supervisor supervising students from Rwanda or one from Finland supervising a student from Italy or China. More...

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UK universities are already China’s best partners in the West

By Alice Gast. It is no surprise that universities and science are high on the agenda for Chinese president Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK this week, says Alice Gast. More...

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Reinventing higher education: the battle for diversity

By Chris Parr. Before opening the Reinventing Higher Education conference hosted by IE University in Madrid yesterday, Simon Manley had been at a UK university recruitment fair somewhere else in the city. More...

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Xi Jinping’s UK visit: do universities need freedom to succeed?

By David Matthews. The Chinese president is visiting several of the UK’s top universities. But would they thrive in China? More...

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The battle over breasts: are bare-breasted feminists hypocritical?

By Victoria Bateman. Why is the world still prioritising male interpretation of women over womankind? asks Victoria Bateman. More...

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Are Asian students really less creative than those in the West?

By Jack Grove. Do the socially conservative societies of Asia stifle creativity, or is this a myth created by a complacent West? asks Jack Grove. More...

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Billionaires, altruism and the rise of the ‘philanthrocapitalists’

By Matthew Reisz. There has been widespread debate about what it means for universities to become more like businesses. More...

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Live blog: #EducationDay on Twitter

Celebration of education takes over the social networking site for the day. More...

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