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Good in the lab, but bad at making firm friends

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

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.

With Raspberry Pi, UK can have chips with everything

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Cambridge tech to boost students' computer skills captures imagination of British public. Chris Parr reports

News in brief

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Research malpractice

Campus round-up

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

Plymouth University

News in brief

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

United States

Odds and quads

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

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.

The week in higher education

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 01:00

• Theresa May's speech on immigration and the student visa system contained so much nuance and balance that some people might be confused about where she stands. So a Home Office press release helpfully spelled out the messages from her...

1994 Group leaks yet another member

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 01:00

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.

Labour brands free Scottish tuition "regressive"

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 01:00

The leader of Scottish Labour has attacked the free university tuition north of the border as being "essentially regressive".

Migration target panned by another Parliamentary committee

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 01:00

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.

Inside Higher Ed: Flipping the job search

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 01:00

By Scott Jaschik for Inside Higher Ed

Racial divide is higher education’s ‘dirty secret’

Sun, 12/16/2012 - 01:00

Race is higher education’s “dirty little secret” and more should be done to tackle the issue, a debate has heard.

Report highlights huge growth in overseas student numbers

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 01:00

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.

University launches specialist maths school

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 01:00

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.

Open University launches British Mooc platform to rival US providers

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 01:00

A UK-based platform for massive open online courses (Moocs) to rival established providers in the US has been launched by The Open University.

Report highlights access benefit for children of graduates

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 01:00

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.

Scramble for top students linked to fall in numbers

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 01:00

Universities and applicants put eggs in one basket, Ucas suggests. Jack Grove reports

Science ring-fence may be trampled as the Treasury hunts for savings

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 01:00

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.

'Unreasonable' rules make Regent's reluctant to compete for state loans

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 01:00

Head criticises plan to cap undergraduate numbers for private access to SLC funds. John Morgan writes

North star to set UCL's direction

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 01:00

Leeds v-c will replace Malcolm Grant and plans to extend 'global footprint'. Elizabeth Gibney writes

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