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Fergal Keane gives new perspective on war, history and the media

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

University of Liverpool's new professorial fellow brings practical experience to academia

Local TV stations offer broadcast work to students

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

University partnerships with broadcasters in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Oxfordshire allows those on journalism courses to hone skills

Wales gives best value for QR cash, study finds

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Welsh universities lead the UK in terms of output quality per pound invested, says report from Learned Society of Wales

Catholic and Islamic voices decry stem cell 'bias'

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Religious sense 'cover-up' in emphasis on embryonic work

Essay-writing firm on UK recruitment drive

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Canadian company Lashzone sent mass emails to UK universities in bid to establish 'secret' franchises on campuses

The week in higher education

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

• Niall Ferguson, Lawrence A. Tisch professor of history at Harvard University, this week politely and reasonably countered the arguments of those who disagree with him. Not really - in a less surprising development, the TV historian started...

Odds and quads

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Based in North Easton, Massachusetts from 1803, the Ames Shovel Company flourished during the gold rush era and, by 1879, was producing three-fifths of the world's shovels.

News in brief

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

United States

Campus round-up

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Newcastle University

News in brief

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 01:00

Global University Summit

Hepi days, as new partners boost thinktank

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 01:00

The Higher Education Policy Institute has mounted a successful drive to recruit more university partners, with the institutions helping to secure the independent thinktank’s long-term future.

India partnerships launched on Cameron visit

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 01:00

UK universities have announced a series of research partnerships and scholarships to coincide with the prime minister’s visit to India to bolster trade and education links.

PM hails new arrivals to Futurelearn

Mon, 02/18/2013 - 01:00

David Cameron has welcomed news that five more universities have signed up to offer courses on Futurelearn, the UK’s massive open online course provider.

Costs of new fees system outweigh the benefits, Million+ warns

Mon, 02/18/2013 - 01:00

The short-term benefits to the government of increasing student fees in England will be outweighed 6.5 times over by the long-term costs of the new system, according to a new report.

Beware the student employability agenda, debate hears

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 01:00

The promotion of student employability by universities is “a problem” and the growing power of the student voice amounts to “surveillance” of lecturers, an academic has warned.

Congress opens door to US open access

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:00

A bill has been introduced into the United States Congress that would require most papers describing publicly-funded research to be made open access within six months of publication.

Russell Group warns against Gove's AS-level axe

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 01:00

The Russell Group of elite universities has declared its opposition to separating AS-levels from A-levels – three weeks after the proposals were announced.

Hesa data show decline in technician numbers

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 01:00

Managerial staff one of few growth areas in HE employment

RAB rise spells trouble for sector, critics warn

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 01:00

Hepi director predicts more cuts over higher student loan costs

Willetts 'should have done open-access homework'

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 01:00

'Summer reading lists' no basis for policy, says don

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