15 mai 2016

New tool aims to boost universities' flagging green efforts

By John Elmes. Scorecard could help institutions improve green credentials after damning report warned universities had fallen behind on carbon reduction targets. More...

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Leicester Premier League win ‘likely to boost city’s universities’

By John Elmes. International visibility for Leicester as a result of club’s success has already contributed to boost in overseas applications, says one vice-chancellor. More...

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PhD students overseas: where does duty of care lie?

By John Elmes. Giulio Regenis murder poses difficult questions for the sector on what doctoral students research should entail. More...

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English universities to team up with councils to boost regions

By John Elmes. Hefce-funded project aims to drive economic growth and increase employment. More...

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African universities must be ‘audacious’ to transform continent

By Ellie Bothwell. Institutions need to establish ‘nuanced’ notions of excellence, expert on African development tells THE Africa Universities Summit. More...

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South Africa and UK launch joint research initiative

By Ellie Bothwell. South Africa’s minister of science and technology has launched a bilateral research initiative between her country and the UK, to support research into security, science, technology and political theory. More...

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University links with social enterprise ‘not fully understood’

By Ellie Bothwell. But British Council study finds that the majority of institutions in 12-nation survey engage in such activity. More...

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World Reputation Rankings 2016: winning recognition worldwide

By Ellie Bothwell. Outside the Anglo-American 'superbrands', new names are establishing a presence. More...

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Multidisciplinary research ‘career suicide’ for junior academics

By Ellie Bothwell. Carrying out multidisciplinary research can be “career suicide” for young academics as top journals are highly specialised and there is still little funding for projects that span subject areas. More...

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Quebec to set university leaders’ salaries

By Ellie Bothwell. Province will submit proposals in ‘coming weeks’ in a bid to avoid sudden wage increases. More...

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