31 juillet 2018

We can’t paint over our racist past

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianManchester university students defacing a Kipling poem draws mixed responses from readers. More...

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Have you experienced bullying in academia? Share your stories

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianConcern has been growing about bullying in the world of academia. We want to hear from academic staff about their experiences. More...

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Wellbeing is a nice buzzword. But when employers use it, ask why

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianPoor employee mental health is not treated with the humanity it requires – instead, it’s seen as a risk, or a barrier to profit. More...

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The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer review – a timely study of activism

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianSecond-wave feminism and the intersection between the political and the personal are explored in a lively novel that brings us up to Donald Trump’s America. More...

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Rise in unconditional offers prompts call for university admissions overhaul

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe number of students receiving unconditional offers for university places has leapt again this year, prompting calls for an overhaul of the UK’s convoluted and unreliable university admissions process. More...

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The free speech panic: how the right concocted a crisis

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianSnowflake students have become the target of a new rightwing crusade. But exaggerated claims of censorship reveal a deeper anxiety at the core of modern conservatism. More...

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Let's stop pretending students are a threat to free speech

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWhen students tried to start a conversation about race by painting over a mural featuring Kipling’s poem If, they were wilfully misconstrued. More...

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Universities are bribing students with unconditional offers

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIn their desperation to secure ‘bums on seats’, some universities are killing academic endeavour and damaging career prospects. More...

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UK university accused of giving platform to Nord Stream 2 lobbyist

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianOne of the UK’s most prestigious universities is facing allegations that it is providing a platform for lobbying on behalf of the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project between Germany and Russia. More...

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Are universities finally moving towards their #MeToo moment?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe next step in eradicating sexism from science is for colleagues to start calling out harassment when they see it. More...

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