05 avril 2019

What do you get if you don't teach stats properly? Farage and Trump

The GuardianThe modern world runs on numbers. We need to give university students a framework for understanding them. More...

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Please, Europe – treat the skills of refugees like me as an asset

The GuardianBeing an Afghan asylum seeker in Norway showed me how difficult it is for us to fulfil our potential. More...

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Universities spending millions on marketing to attract students

The GuardianGuardian investigation reveals growing ad budgets among lower and middle ranking institutions. More...

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Archaeologists discover 'exceptional' site at Lake Titicaca

The GuardianAn ancient ceremonial site described as exceptional has been discovered in the Andes by marine archaeologists, who recovered ritual offerings and the remains of slaughtered animals from a reef in the middle of Lake Titicaca. More...

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Are PhDs just cheap labour for universities?

The GuardianPhD grads complain that there are too few academic jobs. Should universities support their postgrads into alternative careers. More...

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Graduate gender pay gap is widening, official figures reveal

The GuardianDegree premium is shrinking and income is linked to family, social background and school. More...

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Nobody takes responsibility for tackling racism in my university. Why?

The GuardianIn my university, white staff don’t educate themselves on racism, while BAME staff are chastised for raising the issue. More...

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Testing kit or ban? How universities are tackling student drug use

The GuardianStudent drug use is rising. Some universities are using harm reduction techniques – others are clamping down altogether. More...

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Scientists to take 1.5m-year-old ice samples for climate research

The GuardianThe Beyond Epica project plans to extract samples from the bottom of a 2.75km-thick ice sheet in East Antarctica. The ice cores will be the oldest ever drilled for. More...

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Universities must do more for black students, warns watchdog

The GuardianData shows wide variations in attainment levels in England while students with mental health issues are more likely to drop out. More...

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