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Picking winners? Osborne reveals graphene cash as Treasury muscles into science funding

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 01:00

George Osborne, the chancellor, has announced the allocation of £21.5 million for projects to unlock practical applications for the “miracle material” graphene.

Details on interviews for overseas students revealed

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 01:00

The Home Office has released more details of the controversial extra 100,000 interviews to be introduced for international students planning to study in the UK, which will cover applicants' educational history and chosen institution.

Field trip charges fall away under higher tuition fees

Mon, 12/24/2012 - 01:00

Universities are increasingly paying for student field trips after this year's hike in student fees, a new report suggests.

Survey reveals UK study benefits for Chinese

Sun, 12/23/2012 - 01:00

Chinese students who study in Britain return to their home country more open-minded and tolerant, according to a new study.

Copyright changes 'should boost growth'

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 01:00

The government has announced changes to copyright that it hopes will bring existing exceptions for education, research and archiving up to date.

Reprieve for universities that failed to fill places

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 01:00

Universities that failed to fill undergraduate places this year will not generally be hit with cuts to their student number allocation next year, unless their shortfalls were "extreme", England's funding council has announced.

Futurelearn picks league table stars for debut line-up

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Traditional values for OU-led Mooc platform that aims to rival US providers. Chris Parr reports

Seek, locate, repatriate! 'Dalek' home secretary's visa stance angers v-c

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Theresa May, the home secretary, has been accused by a vice-chancellor of acting "like a Dalek" and of "casting a dark cloud over British higher education" in her refusal to change course on student visas.

Business school sheds staff and courses as visa rules bite

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

More than 150 posts to go as London Met is forced to tighten its belt. David Matthews reports

Nice place: Pops bought it for me

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

David Willetts points to the price paid by Ivy League for donor cash. David Matthews writes

Cops and lobbyists clash over right to bear (hidden) arms

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Sandy Hook shootings likely to fuel debate over carrying weapons on campus. Jon Marcus reports

Merry Christmas (world is over)

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Eschatology knocks and hysteria grows as true believers see fate in the diary. Chris Parr reports

Journals nail colours to the mast in revolt over RCUK open-access policy

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

History publications press funders to rethink 'gold' licence and 'green' embargo. Paul Jump writes

Professors look in the mirror - not all like what they see

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Jack Grove reports from the SRHE annual conference on efforts to clarify an 'unclearly defined' role

Part-timers don't get support they need or credit they deserve

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Part-time teachers are not getting the support they require from university departments, despite their growing importance within the academy.

Men seek men for dominant positions: headhunters' 'baleful influence' on equality

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Male-dominated headhunting firms paid to identify potential university leaders are hampering efforts to recruit more female vice-chancellors.

Analysis - Outreach - Inferior reach of fighters in poor's corner

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

'Mixed economy' for initiatives makes a difference but national ambit is missing. Jack Grove reports

'Fake but well-written' reviews fool publisher

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Eleven journal papers have been retracted after it was discovered that they were accepted on the basis of fake reviews.

Private reservations about a very public consultation

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Behind closed doors, elite institutions were highly critical of White Paper reforms, finds John Morgan

Sometimes a great notion won't be a nice little earner

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

MPs told that universities can't always take their IP straight to the bank. Elizabeth Gibney reports

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