Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
Principal investigators on large research projects do not have the necessary skills to foster strong relationships between the academy and business, according to a council member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Cambridge tech to boost students' computer skills captures imagination of British public. Chris Parr reports
These are among the items in The Cabinet of Things used by Falmouth University's Academy for Innovation and Research as tools for stimulating creativity, particularly during "sandpit" problem-solving workshops for businesses.
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The University of Reading is to leave the 1994 Group, becoming the eighth institution this year to depart from the group of small research-intensive universities.
The leader of Scottish Labour has attacked the free university tuition north of the border as being "essentially regressive".
A fifth Parliamentary committee has urged the government to remove international students from its net migration target, warning that failure to do so will damage UK universities.
By Scott Jaschik for Inside Higher Ed
Race is higher education’s “dirty little secret” and more should be done to tackle the issue, a debate has heard.
International students make up 12 per cent of the total student population at UK universities, a sharp rise from 8 per cent eight years earlier.
A London university has announced it is to set up a specialist school for gifted young mathematicians as part of the government's plans to improve mathematics education in the state sector.
A UK-based platform for massive open online courses (Moocs) to rival established providers in the US has been launched by The Open University.
State school students in England with university-educated parents are five times more likely to reach higher education than those from "disadvantaged backgrounds", and are also more likely to go to an elite institution.
Universities and applicants put eggs in one basket, Ucas suggests. Jack Grove reports
The government's drive for cuts in the next spending review could jeopardise the ring-fence for science funding, as well as putting additional pressure on student finance and numbers, the sector has been warned.
Head criticises plan to cap undergraduate numbers for private access to SLC funds. John Morgan writes
Leeds v-c will replace Malcolm Grant and plans to extend 'global footprint'. Elizabeth Gibney writes