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THE From Where I Sit

Gut reaction: it all comes out right in the end Subscription

31 July 2014

Brian Bloch on the unexpected success of Darm mit Charme, by Giulia Enders, a book about our intestines

Countdown to the Scottish referendum Subscription

24 July 2014

Ferdinand von Prondzynski on the importance of the international nature of Scotland’s academy, no matter how the vote goes

Norway’s quiet revolution Subscription

17 July 2014

Linking human rights and education in a revised Constitution has huge implications for those training teachers, says Audrey Osler

Shanghai journalism students prepare to make waves Subscription

10 July 2014

Oriental Morning Post editor spells out challenges of changing media landscape, says Hong Bing

Bologna and the states of limbo Subscription

3 July 2014

What might be done to support higher education systems in regions that are not recognised as states? asks Anne Corbett

Beyond the limits of traditional learning Subscription

26 June 2014

Teaching and learning innovations could help resolve the challenges facing higher education, says Joseph Aoun

Terrorism awareness begins at home Subscription

19 June 2014

Teachers can reveal the history of domestic terrorism and address its impact, says Lee Maril

A plague of tapeworm sentences Subscription

12 June 2014

Brian Bloch ponders the convoluted tangle that permeates scholarly German writing

Tables arrangements may be a distraction Subscription

5 June 2014

Focus on league tables could shift Middle Eastern universities from honourable priorities, argues Cesar Wazen

Welsh research: punching above its weight Subscription

29 May 2014

Wales does quite well from its small research base, but it can do better, says Peter Halligan

How Saudi Arabia can create an academic oasis Subscription

22 May 2014

Philip Altbach on three problems hindering the kingdom’s institutions in their pursuit of world-class status

Beyond consumer-tourism in the Rainbow Nation Subscription

15 May 2014

Robert Appelbaum reveals the highlight of his three-month sojourn in South Africa

Countdown to the Scottish referendum: A strong showing of industry is required Subscription

8 May 2014

Ferdinand von Prondzynski stresses the importance of improving university-industry links, whatever the result

Moocs and fiscal clouds make Sunshine State shiver Subscription

1 May 2014

Alan Ruby asks academics at Florida State College at Jacksonville what they have to offer that an online course does not

A cocktail for violence Subscription

24 April 2014

Campus lifestyles and easy access to guns can create the perfect storm, say Deborah D. Rogers and Howard P. Segal

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 puts fledgling Chinese media in spotlight Subscription

17 April 2014

The performance of the domestic press has fallen short of expectations, says Hong Bing

Countdown to the Scottish referendum: Independence and community Subscription

10 April 2014

Ferdinand von Prondzynski ponders possible outcomes should Scotland opt for independence

The power of small steps Subscription

3 April 2014

Libya’s education system requires reform, but effective change can come incrementally, says Darren L. Linvill

Jagged edges slow progress Subscription

27 March 2014

South Africa’s energy is built on frustration, anger, fear and cheerful fatalism, finds Robert Appelbaum

History for tomorrow’s world Subscription

20 March 2014

Ice cores from 11,700 years ago aid the climate change debate, but the recent past has its own share of lessons, says Howard P. Segal

When reform needs reform Subscription

13 March 2014

More freedom to select students has not been an unalloyed good in China, says Hong Bing

A yearning for spice Subscription

6 March 2014

Claire Chambers relishes the exciting flavour of Pakistan at the Karachi Literature Festival

Forgotten plight of Palestinian higher education Subscription

27 February 2014

Condemning those who back Israeli boycott fails to acknowledge curbs on Palestinian academy, says Eric Cheyfitz

Unanswerable questions Subscription

20 February 2014

How can the US legal system confuse the singing of hymns by an elderly nun with the acts of a terrorist?

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