Times Higher Education

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Glyndwr names Maria Hinfelaar as next v-c

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 11:22

President of Limerick Institute of Technology to join North Wales university in April

Scottish government cuts higher education budget by 3 per cent

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 12:16

Meanwhile, education committee calls for 'further detail' from ministers on controversial governance measures

No time for lunch again? You’re the typical modern academic

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Analysis of scholars’ diaries suggests that having lunch at your desk – or having nothing at all – plays an important role in forming professional identity

Most international graduate students in US on master's degrees

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Report from the Council of Graduate Schools contradicts 'common assumption' that international students choose US for doctoral degrees

Elite universities lower entry standards to expand, report reveals

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Ucas end of cycle analysis finds proportion of students entering highly selective universities with top grades is falling

Newcastle University staff express fears over new ‘targets’

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

‘Minimum expectations’ for research income will be used as part of staff performance review

The week in higher education – 17 December 2015

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

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

Impact of ‘austerity politics’ charted by De Montfort centre

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

New research initiative is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, if not the world

Outreach: prove you are not wasting money, universities told

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Sutton Trust urges higher education institutions to devote 10 per cent of outreach budgets to evaluating effectiveness

Grant winners – 17 December 2015

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: how to succeed as a university in just 25 years

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

President Tony Chan puts rise to world stage down to money, research-active staff and the lure of Hong Kong

Kids Company academic research wrongly portrayed, say scholars

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Research organisations who previously worked with the troubled children’s charity have sought to clarify ‘misleading’ descriptions of clinical work

Most popular destinations for international students

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

The UK is the second most popular destination for internationally mobile students, and its share has been on the rise

Group of Eight: raising Australia’s fee caps ‘still on agenda’ for new PM’s government

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Chief executive of research-intensive group says there could be ‘phased-in approach’ to deregulation after political battles

Has Hefce's approach to quality review damaged its standing in government?

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:00

Publication of quality assessment consultation so soon after the general election may not have gone down well in Whitehall

REF sceptic to lead review into research assessment

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 14:06

Baron Stern of Brentford has previously raised concerns that the research excellence framework forces academics to focus too much on publishing articles

Star Wars: a case study in psychiatric disorders?

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 14:02

As fans await the release of The Force Awakens, could Star Wars help teach psychoanalytic concepts in university?

Students would pay £23K fees, survey suggests

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 01:00

But asked how much they thought they should pay, responses averaged less than £4,000

Paul Nurse: 'political class' must have say in scientific decisions

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 18:32

Author of report into reshaping of research council system defends proposal to create a new ministerial committee

The academic who is helping the Donald Trump campaign

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 16:52

Sam Clovis has come under scrutiny for his role in the Republican presidential candidate’s campaign

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