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Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 coming 29 April 2015

‘Huge amounts of confusion’ over IP rights Subscription

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‘Outdated’ policies at almost 20 per cent of universities make claims on student work, THE survey finds

UK v-cs lobby in Brussels on EU research cuts Subscription

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Proposed Horizon 2020 changes could mean millions lost, says delegation

THE Leadership and Management Awards 2015 shortlist announced Subscription

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday 18 June

Manchester Met spent £1.2m on ‘Vilnius memo’ libel case Subscription

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FoI request reveals UK institution’s legal costs in action that Vilnius University settled for £112,500

NUS officer class stands apart in its lack of diversity Subscription

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Study finds union leadership to be unreflective of the students they represent, being still dominated by middle-class white men

Eight UK universities on US financial watch list Subscription

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Washington releases ‘secret’ document naming hundreds of institutions under scrutiny

Manifestos focus on teaching, visas, fees and funds Subscription

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Tories talk of tougher visas and recognising top teaching. Labour alters funding plan for £6K fees. Greens promise to abolish fees

Unit causes concern over conditions for hourly paid staff Subscription

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Critics of the University of Warwick’s TeachHigher division also wary of UK-wide franchise

Agents line up bulk of international signings at dozens of universities Subscription

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THE FoI requests reveal use of recruiters by UK institutions to be highest among post-92s

Irish scientists protest ‘funding apartheid’ Subscription

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Hundreds of researchers sign letter warning of cost of focusing exclusively on business-led priorities

Student-consultants: cut-price advice from campuses Subscription

By Jon Marcus

Those studying at Arizona State and other universities are in demand as firms across the US seek fresh business insights, says Jon Marcus

Academy of Medical Sciences’ Sustain pilot targets female scientists Subscription

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Initial cohort of 20 funded researchers will receive tailored training and support to help stem leaks in the ‘pipeline’ to senior posts

Learning how to learn: beyond the ‘math and science death march’ Subscription

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Procedural fluency key to effective STEM teaching, co-creator of top-ranking Mooc tells Chris Parr

Outsider adds perspective to play marking Oklahoma bombing Subscription

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Scholar from Northumbria University created verbatim play to mark 20th anniversary using dialogue from a wide range of people

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Sabbaticals: no longer so open-ended or available?

Five academics detail how taking leave of the grind has turbocharged their work – but can everyone get a break?

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THE podcast: 16-22 April 2015 issue review

The upcoming general election, the Horizon 2020 European research fund, and this week’s books section are all covered in this Times Higher Education issue review podcast

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The 10 most popular Times Higher Education stories of March 2015

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Which of Times Higher Education’s raft of university news, reviews, comment and features had you clicking through to our website in March?

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Nothing to laugh about! Subscription

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Our Director of Corporate Affairs, Jamie Targett, has roundly criticised all those members of the Poppleton academic staff who have responded to the new University of Warwick “Tone of Voice” guidelines with what he described as “wholly inappropriate sniggering”

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The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages, by Jessi Streib Subscription

By Mary Evans

A study of American couples who married out of their socio-economic culture intrigues Mary Evans

Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945, by Alan Allport Subscription

By Victoria Harris

Victoria Harris relishes a clear-eyed study of the experiences of ordinary men called to serve

The Internet of Things, by Samuel Greengard Subscription

By John Gilbey

A network of ‘smart systems’ to make our lives easier must be greeted with caution, says John Gilbey

The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, by Katrien Devolder Subscription

By Ayesha Ahmad

Ayesha Ahmad on a thoughtful contribution to a controversial debate

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Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 results

High scores for campus universities in our annual poll

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REF 2014 results: table of excellence Subscription

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Some post-92s gain, but traditional research powers dominate 2014 research excellence framework rankings

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