01 décembre 2018

1,000 state schools have no applicants to elite career schemes

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianState-educated applicants to graduate schemes at top firms come from elite pool – report. More...

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Matthew Hedges jailing: two more UK universities cut ties with UAE

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe academic backlash against the life imprisonment of Matthew Hedges is growing, with two more UK universities cutting ties with the United Arab Emirates until the Durham PhD candidate accused of spying is released. More...

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The Guardian view on civil service jobs: all sorts required

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDivisions between academic and vocational education are symptomatic of our class-ridden society. Recruiting from a wider pool is a good move. More...

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'Mr Hedges will be permitted to leave' : UAE pardons UK academic

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMatthew Hedges has been released after being jailed for life on charges on espionage in the United Arab Emirates. The 31-year-old PhD student was visiting the country for research purposes but the UAE insists he was an MI6 agent. More...

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Music college is first to appoint lecturer in musicians' wellbeing

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe Royal Northern College of Music has become the first conservatoire to appoint a lecturer in musicians’ health and wellbeing, to help equip students to deal with the pressures of a career in music. More...

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Vow to train the next generation of working-class doctors

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA medical school at the University of Sunderland will be launched next year with the aim of breaking down social barriers to medicine and training a new generation of working-class doctors. More...

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Reformist dean at Oxford 'medieval fiefdom' is being bullied, supporters claim

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIt is a quintessential institution of the establishment, producing 13 British prime ministers, 10 chancellors of the exchequer and 17 archbishops. Among its former students are King Edward VII, Albert Einstein, Lewis Carroll and WH Auden. More...

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Stand up and be counted if you want to start a debate

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDo academics need a journal that allows them to publish papers anonymously? The proposed Journal of Controversial Ideas “would enable people whose ideas might get them in trouble either with the left or with the right or with their own university administration, to publish under a pseudonym,” suggested Jeff McMahan, professor of moral philosophy at Oxford University and a driving force behind the project. More...

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Grime talent appreciated at Oxford University

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe research programme Creative Multilingualism, led by Oxford’s faculty of modern languages and involving five other universities including Birmingham City University, is collaborating with Punch Records to investigate the creative potential nurtured by multilingual communities in Birmingham and beyond. More...

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Education experts call for a 'take your son into university day'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianExperts seeking to address male academic underachievement among boys and young men are calling for the introduction of a “take your son into university day” in an effort to increase male participation in higher education. More...

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