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• One of the UK's most vocal vice-chancellors has stepped down suddenly because of ill health, it was announced last week. Patrick McGhee, vice-chancellor of the University of East London and chair of the Million+ group, informed staff on...
This is one of eight engagement diaries, recently purchased at Sotheby's by the University of Sussex, in which Virginia Woolf recorded social events and meetings with fellow writers such as "Morgan" (the novelist E.M. Forster) and...
Research Councils UK has announced it will not enforce its stated embargo periods for green open access during the first five years of its new open-access policy.
The government is being urged not to implement immigration proposals that it is claimed could have a damaging effect on UK science, engineering and wider academia.
The number of people applying to university has risen by 3.5 per cent, but has failed to bounce back to pre-£9,000 tuition fee levels, new figures show.
White applicants are three times more likely to get a professorial post than black and minority ethnic ones, a new report suggests.
Academics at the University of Birmingham will be balloted over strike action in protest at what a union has described as the institution's "campaign of forced redundancies and aggressive management tactics".
Twelve "outstanding" university departments are set to receive Regius professorships to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee last year, the Cabinet Office has announced.
Projects focussing on graphene and research into the human brain have won what the European Commission has called "the largest research excellence award in history".
By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed
A new report from the American Historical Association provides fresh evidence of the impact of marital status and gender on academic careers.
The publisher Sage has slashed the price of publishing in its flagship open-access journal to just $99 (£63) in the wake of concern about whether researchers in the humanities and social sciences will be able to afford to comply with the...
University leavers could have better graduate job prospects than their predecessors when they attempt to enter the world of work this summer, a survey has suggested.
Universities and science minister David Willetts has laid out how the government plan to spend the £600 million allocated to research in December's Autumn Statement.
Ucas data demonstrate wide-ranging impact of fees and funding changes. John Morgan reports
Loss of international student licence exacts heavy toll on London Met. David Matthews reports
Four UK universities join forces to gain competitive edge in funding shoot-out. Elizabeth Gibney writes
Leaked documents reveal backlash over mooted changes to assessment at Surrey