01 décembre 2018

Guardian University Award winners: 'There's not much bling in science'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe 2018 awards saw some inspiring projects gain recognition – from support for asylum seekers, to a student lettings agency and a study revealing the devastation caused by microplastics. More...

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UK universities urged to review ties with UAE over jailing of academic

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIt is no longer safe for British academics and students to work and study in the United Arab Emirates, experts and lecturers’ unions have warned, after a court in the Gulf state jailed for life a Durham PhD student accused of spying. More...

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First ever plane with no moving parts takes flight

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFlight represents breakthrough that could lead eventually to carbon-neutral air travel. More...

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Oxford’s Stormzy snub is not the only thing wrong with the university

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianEvidence shows ethnic minority applicants and students are treated unfairly. Does the institution only recognise white talent. More...

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The students I taught were reactionary, not revolutionary

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMore than 80% believed that the use of torture was acceptable. Their views on drug addicts, prostitutes and women in porn were deeply reactionary and illiberal. More...

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MIT and Harvard reconsidering Saudi ties after Khashoggi murder

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianSaudi Arabia has paid more than $350m to dozens of US universities since 2011 – and now those institutions are re-examining it amid growing questions from their communities. More...

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The only gay female Mexican mechanical engineer in Hereford is opening a university

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianHereford, some local folk say, could have had a university in the early Middle Ages and become like Oxford or Cambridge. But it was then considered a dangerous frontier town, a war zone between England and Wales, and today Herefordshire is one of the few English counties lacking a university. More...

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Why coming out as working class was harder than coming out as gay

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianI’ve left the closet twice – as a gay man, and as an academic from a working-class background. The second was at least as hard. More...

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Tell us: What impact is private tuition having on education?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWe’d like to find out from parents, teachers, students – and tutors about why private tuition is on the rise. Share your experiences. More...

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What to put in your Ucas personal statement if you don’t have grade 6 flute

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianYou may not have a Duke of Edinburgh gong but you can still impress university admissions tutors. More...

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