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Birkbeck team gets £300,000 to look at monotheism

A major new research project is to explore the different meanings of monotheism in today’s Britain.

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Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 rankings 2014 coming soon

‘Good’ degree awards not always in line with intake Subscription


Hefce report reveals more firsts and 2:1s than expected at some institutions

Heartbleed bug could leave campus computers open to attack Subscription


Software flaw may affect sensitive data held by two-thirds of universities

Cardiff University forced to hold fire on Griff Rhys Jones Subscription


‘Indignant’ academics block comic’s ‘preordained’ appointment as the university’s chancellor

Uncapped system: support for expansion in Australia Subscription


Review calls for extension of policy to further education and private providers

Private college goes Dutch but says profits are taxed in UK Subscription


Student loan income at institution owned by BV holding company rises

New NUS officer vows to end privilege in postgraduate study Subscription


Megan Dunn, the vice-president for higher education, wants an end to ‘middle-class playground’ of higher degrees

No winner in conflict that led to researcher’s dismissal Subscription


Imperial College London ‘acted reasonably’ in sacking of geneticist who was harassed by Philippe Froguel

THE Leadership & Management Awards 2014 shortlist announced Subscription

Find out who’s in the running for this year’s THELMAs

Opinions are not as one over Trinity College Dublin rebrand Subscription

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Academics’ lack of faith in ‘identity initiative’ prompts rethink on revamped logo and name change

British Academy fears for humanities in open access world Subscription


RCUK rules may mean UK scholars seeking to publish abroad lose out, report warns

Rowan Williams decries narrow impact agenda Subscription


Former Archbishop of Canterbury says universities are in danger of neglecting their core mission

Bryn Mawr’s labs ‘built for women’ only one part of winning formula Subscription


College’s output of female scientists has the caught the attention of the White House

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University financial health check 2014

How are universities faring after the first full year of operating under the £9,000 fees regime?

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THE podcast: 17 April 2014 issue review

The universities that are handing out more firsts and 2:1s than you might expect, our annual higher education financial health check and more are up for discussion this week

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How the top 10 UK universities use Twitter


How often should a university tweet? Should institutions respond to every tweet that mentions them?

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Q&A with Jim Al-Khalili Subscription


We speak to the theoretical physicist, EPSRC RISE Leader and professor of public engagement in science at the University of Surrey

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New name for ‘Bottom Russellers’ Subscription


Our Deputy Head of Brand Management, Georgina Edsel, has joined the national search for a new name for those low-ranking members of the Russell Group

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Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship and the Battle for the Census, by Jill Liddington Subscription

New data enrich an account of the activists who refused to be counted in 1911, says June Purvis

Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator, by Andreas Bernhard Subscription

Ulrike Zitzlsperger on how the ‘vertical railway’ has changed our society and our buildings

Reading Celebrity Gossip Magazines, by Andrea M. McDonnell Subscription

Christina Scharff on an exploration of the pleasure, curiosity and guilt that accompany this pastime

Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race and Imperial Culture, by Saree Makdisi Subscription

Claire Chambers on how the national imaginings of the English changed during the Romantic period separating out notions of class and race

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