03 janvier 2016

Real-life Harry Potter character Professor Snape taught chemistry at Welsh college in the late 19th century

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Lisa Kjellsson. Hogwarts teacher Severus Snape has a namesake who was “potions master” at Aberystwyth's Old College in Wales around 130 years ago, research reveals. Read more...

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Class of 2015: where are they now?

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . We revisit the four young graduates we introduced earlier this year as they began their post-university lives. Read more...

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PhDs pay: study reveals economic benefit of funding doctorates

By Ellie Bothwell. Investment pays off for the economy, finds groundbreaking US study. More...

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English universities ‘not very good at teaching’, says Hepi president

By Chris Havergal. The president of the Higher Education Policy Institute has claimed that English universities are “not very good at teaching”. More...

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Dutch universities and Elsevier reach deal over open access

By Jack Grove. A long-running stand-off has been resolved as a three-year deal on subscriptions is agreed. More...

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Religion and science: global survey explores academia’s views

By Matthew Reisz. Are scientists just uninterested in religion or actively at odds with it?. More...

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Study abroad interest ‘tied to cultural experiences at school’

By Ellie Bothwell. Students who had an opportunity to learn a foreign language more likely to want to study abroad, research reveals. More...

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‘Delusional’ to compare universities using graduate employment

By Chris Havergal. Simon Marginson tells SRHE conference that multiplicity of factors affect graduate outcomes. More...

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White students gain less from higher education, UK Engagement Survey suggests

By Chris Havergal. Black, Chinese and Asian undergraduates report highest level of skill development. More...

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UK Engagement Survey: universities have limited impact on students’ ‘soft’ skill development

By Chris Havergal. Responses of more than 24,000 undergraduates indicate limited development in areas such as creativity and citizenship over course of degree. More...

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