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University starts from scratch in exile

Times Higher Education - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 01:00

One of Ukraine’s most highly regarded institutions has decamped to a new home 100km away to escape fighting in the war-torn region close to Russian border

Indian student numbers continue to fall at UK universities

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:49

More first-year students from US than India starting at British institutions

How womanhood has shaped manhood

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

Two researchers have got to grips with the evolution of the penis

Brian Schmidt to ‘use Nobel prize’ for wider benefits as ANU v-c

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

Astronomer comes with experience of running winery and pitches salary so he is not seen as ‘outsider’ by staff

Universities ‘should measure outcomes of internationalisation’

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

More universities should measure the impact of their internationalisation strategies rather than assuming their initiatives will be beneficial, an international higher education expert has claimed

THE announces the most international universities in the world in 2016

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

Qatar University tops list while the UK is the most outward-looking nation

UK universities aim to win Chinese hearts through their stomachs

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

British catering bosses have flown East to learn how to feed what is an increasingly vital student market. Richard McComb reports from China

The week in higher education – 14 January 2015

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the national press

How many hours a week should academics work?

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

Some surveys show faculty putting in at least 60 hours a week, but research casts doubt on whether this is a productive routine

University of Derby institute seeks to sharpen police practice worldwide

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

International Policing and Justice Institute integrates practical police training into an academic context

Grant winners – 14 January 2016

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

Relative earnings by educational attainment

Times Higher Education - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 01:00

This graphic shows the extra earnings of workers aged 25-64 holding a bachelor’s, or master’s or doctoral degree, in 10 countries

Lord Patten speaks out in Rhodes debate

Times Higher Education - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 13:52

Oxford chancellor says those unable to deal with history should think about being educated ‘elsewhere’

Reviewers to demand authors share their data

Times Higher Education - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 13:45

Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative billed as a ‘grassroots’ response to concerns over reproducibility

Russian maths stars are excelling abroad

Times Higher Education - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 01:00

Hundreds of mathematicians who moved to the West are enjoying success in the US and Europe, new study suggests

Journals give more publicity to ‘weak science’

Times Higher Education - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 01:00

Analysis of seven prominent medical journals finds randomised controlled trials are far less likely to receive a press release than weaker observational studies

Clegg attacks Tory policy on living cost grants

Times Higher Education - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 17:43

Former Lib Dem leader says maintenance grants were 'hidden reason' why disadvantaged students not put off by higher fees

Louise Richardson: educate students to ‘prevent next financial crisis’

Times Higher Education - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 17:35

Oxford's first female v-c also criticises bureaucracy in higher education and censorious students

Academics shun engagement with business

Times Higher Education - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 01:00

Despite mission statements proclaiming importance of ‘third stream’ activity, scholars do not see it as a priority

Graduate careers advisers see jobs increase

Times Higher Education - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 15:59

Labour market survey takes vacancies at small and medium-sized companies into account

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