30 janvier 2020

Call of the wild: the new science of human-animal communication

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"If your pets could speak, what would they tell you? Experts at the animal-computer interaction lab at the Open University (OU) are close to finding out. There, animal behaviour specialists work with designers to create the kind of technology that helps animals communicate and work alongside humans more naturally – to raise the alarm if an owner falls ill, put a wash on, or switch out the lights for an owner who has a disability. More...

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UK academics must stand up to stop universities becoming sweatshops

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Employment practices akin to dubious fashion outlets mean qualified professionals are used as poorly paid casual labour. More...

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‘Too much risk’: why Erasmus students are shunning Brexit Britain

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"With no UK funding guarantees, English language learners are heading to Ireland – while their British counterparts are left in limbo. More...

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'You're buying into an incredibly smart group of people': the enduring pull of the MBA

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"They don’t come cheap, but MBAs remain one of the most sought after qualifications not just because of their academic rigour, but because of their networking potential. More...

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Meet the makers: how craft-based degrees are fusing tradition with innovation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"As the UK’s creative sector booms, demand for the skills of qualified craftspeople is surging. More...

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Academia looks like a pint of Guinness to me – diverse below, but not at the top

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"A lack of diversity among senior academics and uncertain employment prospects after graduation continues to push BAME students away from the humanities, argues Prof Jonathan Wilson. More...

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Private schools criticise plans to get more poor students into university

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Regulator’s pledge to boost university access in England ‘may discriminate based on class’. More...

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'People take on more debt to make ends meet': the cost of postgrad study

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Even with financial assistance, tuition fees and living costs remain prohibitive for some. More...

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White men still dominate judiciary, says Justice report

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Progress to improve diversity in the judiciary is too slow and there has been stagnation in the appointment of BAME judges, according to a damning report by an influential law reform group whose head warns that senior roles are still “dominated by white men”. More...

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Charity grants to crowdsourcing: how to pay for a postgraduate degree

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"A master’s degree is a huge financial investment, but there are a range of options out there to fund your study. More...

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