30 avril 2016

Canada boosts HE with C$20 million for ‘state-of-the-art’ kit

By Ellie Bothwell. Money is designed to help institutions ‘attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world’. More...

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University of Alberta president says he ‘envies’ UK HE set-up

By Ellie Bothwell. David Turpin says Canada’s provincial system makes it harder to attract international undergraduate students. More...

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EU referendum: is it graduates v non-graduates?

By John Morgan. John Morgan finds pro-EU stance of (most) graduates will be a key factor on 23 June, but also reveals much about current divisions in UK society. More...

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Tracking student emotions 'could improve online retention'

By Chris Havergal. Open University explores whether webcams can be used to monitor learners' facial expressions or eye movements. More...

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IB and BTEC ‘overvalued’ in Ucas tariff, study finds

By Chris Havergal. Cambridge Assessment researcher says points system should be redrawn to reflect students’ achievement at university. More...

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Repair bill for South Africa student protests hits £14.5 million

By Chris Havergal. Opposition calls on government to help meet funding shortfall. More...

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Russell Group accused of creating access ‘illusion’

By Chris Havergal. But group of universities says Vikki Boliver’s latest criticisms are ‘simply not justified’. More...

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Scholars wary of technology 'over-promising and under-delivering'

By Chris Havergal. McGraw-Hill Education chief executive says companies must work to allay ‘legitimate concerns’ of higher education staff. More...

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£6m EU project aims to stamp out cheating in online assessment

By Chris Havergal. 'Tesla’ initiative will combine anti-plagiarism software with facial, voice and keystroke identification technology. More...

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Not as clever as Einstein? In death, it’s all relative

By Chris Havergal. Asked how they would like to be remembered, high-achieving physicists cited intellectual accomplishments while others referred to personal qualities. More...

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