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TeachHigher, wages lower? Beware the outsourcers’ razor

Benjamin Poore calls on universities to reject plans likely to make hourly paid lecturers’ lot poorer and more precarious

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Party lines and party lapses Subscription

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What would politicians do for higher education in the next government? To find out, our panel gave them a grilling

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“Here we go again.” That was the aggrieved reaction of our Director of Corporate Affairs to the news that the principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Strathclyde has been criticised for spending £99.95 on a “state-of-the-art toaster”

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Hong Bing examines plans for a Great Leap Forward in the sport

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THE podcast: 23-29 April 2015 issue review

23 Apr 2015

The cost of producing a Mooc, the upcoming general election, and the European Union’s new commissioner for research are discussed in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: 16-22 April 2015 issue review

16 Apr 2015

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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Reinstate sacked University of Bolton staff

27 Apr 2015

The dismissal of Damien and Jennifer Markey by the University of Bolton has rightly received significant press attention. The university’s actions in this matter have been nothing short of outrageous

What IP means to students Subscription

23 April 2015

The thought-provoking article on university intellectual property policies resonates with a research project currently being undertaken by NUS Services…into the perception and practice of university IP policies

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