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Robbins Rebooted: a critique

Byrne wants to replace marketisation with corporatism, argues Emran Mian

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Universities abandoned to untrammelled market forces risk being robbed of their diversity, with unpredictable results

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Hello Women’s Studies from your Head of Department! Yes, here I am at the University College of Tadcaster for this year’s Beyond the Glass Ceiling Conference

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The best academics are those that build a form of public dialogue into their work

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The systematisation of higher education in the US Subscription

28 August 2014

Consolidation may bring greater efficiencies but the process is one yielding mixed blessings, writes Howard P. Segal

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THE podcast: 28 August - 3 September 2014 issue review

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A Quality Assurance Agency verdict of “no confidence” in a London college, the Times Higher Education books section and the independence referendum in Scotland are among the topics discussed this week

THE podcast: 21-27 August 2014 issue review

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The International and postgraduate student fees survey 2014, student recruitment following the increase in tuition fees, tweeting academics, and female bodybuilding are all discussed in this week’s issue review

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Academia and beyond: life after a doctorate Subscription

28 August 2014

Highlighting the challenges of doing a PhD in order to manage the expectations of prospective doctoral candidates, both during and post-PhD, is of course extremely valuable. However, I was disappointed that…

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28 August 2014

It is a delight to hear about University of Oxford vice-chancellor Andrew Hamilton’s recognition of the phenomenon of unconscious gender bias in academia, and I happen to agree with him that both men and women play a part in permitting this state of affairs to persist

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