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Unlikely threat to world peace

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Uclan's Cyprus outpost of 'particular concern' to UN secretary general. John Morgan reports

Five committee chairs urge change on overseas students

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

The chairs of five parliamentary committees have written to the prime minister urging him to remove overseas university students from the net migrant target, highlighting "unprecedented" consensus between MPs and peers on the move.

Warwick's foreign staff may now see London without telling 'Big Brother'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

A university has dropped "intrusive" plans to monitor the location of foreign staff via an email system after it was denounced by unions as "Big Brother" surveillance.

If you leave us we will both regret it

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Commissioner warns of heavy R&D cost should UK quit the European Union. Elizabeth Gibney reports

Kaleidoscope of student life manifests itself in NUS race

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Diverse candidates contest top spot in union leadership elections. Jack Grove reports

The unfair sex: men 'are behind most research misconduct'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Male scholars more likely to succumb to temptation as pressure to publish increases. Paul Jump writes

'Outside the ring-fence, beyond Haldane, the big bucks should stop with the state'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

The government has a legitimate role in deciding where approximately £1.5 billion of capital funding outside the science ring-fence should be spent, David Willetts has insisted.

'Lax' medical courses draw threat of legal action

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

French concerned by lack of entrance requirements at private institution. Clea Caulcutt reports

Rights protection proposed for digital learners

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

A group of academics in North America have drafted a "bill of rights" for online students over fears that their interests are being undermined by developments in digital education.

From Where I Sit - In the city, but not part of it

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

In December, 15-year-old Zhan Haite became a focus of national attention in China.

Interview - 'If we care, what shall we do about it?'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

The University of London's v-c reveals his opinions on issues confronting the sector to David Matthews

In the spirit: there's more to research than money

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

EU should place spiritual values above potential profit in funding considerations, Chris Parr hears

It ain't me, although the protagonist is a creative writing lecturer like me

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Nicholas Royle's latest book is framed by his experience as an academic, he tells Matthew Reisz

Texas awaits verdict that may tear up rules on race

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Affirmative action judgment could have repercussions across US. Chris Parr reports

Get out and we'll be quids in: Departure would allow UK to charge EU students more, experts argue

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Students from the European Union in the UK are currently on an equal financial footing with their domestic counterparts: they are charged the same tuition fees and can access student loans.

Indian students treat UK visa as 'marriage dowry'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Student visas were used so extensively by Indians to gain the right to work in the UK that they became known as "marriage dowries", the head of migration policy at the Home Office has said.

Personnel 'can't be chosen on citations alone'

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Universities should not depend solely on citation statistics when making personnel decisions, the new head of Thomson Reuters' Scientific and Scholarly Research unit has said.

Tenacious sceptic clings to Climategate

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Retiree challenges UEA v-c in tribunal hearing over FoI requests. David Matthews reports

Spin-offs lose their momentum

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

Scotland shows reversal of trend, possibly due to stronger public funding. Elizabeth Gibney writes

News in brief

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:00

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