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THE Podcasts and videos

THE podcast: 16-22 October 2014 issue review

16 Oct 2014

Pension reforms, graphene and the implications of giving the Scottish parliament more control over immigration are discussed in this week’s Times Higher Education issue review

THE podcast: Claude Littner interview

16 October 2014

Businessman Claude Littner talks to Times Higher Education reporter Chris Havergal about the new Claude Littner Business School at the University of West London

THE books podcast: Hester Vaizey interview

16 October 2014

The Lecturer in modern German history and fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, speaks to Times Higher Education’s books editor, Karen Shook, about Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow, this week’s THE Book of the Week

THE podcast: Simon Nelson interview

14 Oct 2014

Simon Nelson, chief executive of the UK massive open online course platform FutureLearn, talks to Times Higher Education reporter, Chris Parr, about the one-year anniversary of the company’s first Mooc

THE books podcast: Shlomo Sand

13 Oct 2014

The emeritus professor in the department of history at the University of Tel Aviv discusses his latest book, How I Stopped Being a Jew

Video: Three-minute thesis finalists

13 Oct 2014

Video pitches from the 17 PhD students from around the world who have made it to the final of a competition that challenges them to present their research in three minutes

Eugenics at UCL: We inherited Galton

09 Oct 2014

The “inheritance” of Francis Galton, the father of eugenics, is explored in a short film

THE podcast: 9-15 October 2014 issue review

09 Oct 2014

The future of the Quality Assurance Agency, this week’s books section, and our regular Careers Intelligence slot are covered in the latest Times Higher Education issue review podcast

Why on earth does going to university cost so much money?

03 Oct 2014

Higher education fringe event from the 2014 Conservative Party Conference

THE podcast: World University Rankings 2014-2015 results

01 Oct 2014

Rankings editor Phil Baty join Chris Parr to discuss the results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015

THE podcast: Ben Brabon Mooc interview

26 Sep 2014

Ben Brabon, academic courses manager for the School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University, on the future of Moocs

THE podcast: 25 September - 1 October 2014 issue review

25 Sep 2014

The University of Central Lancashire’s Cyprus campus and the Labour party conference are among the topics discussed in this week’s issue review podcast.

THE podcast: 18-24 September 2014 issue review

18 Sep 2014

Pension reforms, the Best University Workplace Survey and problems with postgraduate funding are all up for discussion

Video: I love my university because...

15 Sep 2014

Five videos shortlisted for World University Rankings 2014-2015 video contest

THE podcast: 11-17 September 2014 issue review

11 Sep 2014

How staff at Scottish higher education institutions are going to vote in the upcoming independence referendum and why two sociologists in the US are calling for an overhaul of the sector, are among the topics discussed this week

THE podcast: 4-10 September 2014 issue review

04 Sep 2014

How government changes to the rules on visa refusal rates might affect universities, the challenges of combining parenting with academic life, and the British Social Attitudes Survey are discussed in this week’s issue review

Stephen Hawking and Cambridge v-c take on ice bucket challenge

29 Aug 2014 | By Martha Elwell

Academics worldwide also post videos to raise awareness of motor neurone disease

THE podcast: 28 August - 3 September 2014 issue review

28 Aug 2014

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

21 Aug 2014

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

THE books podcast: Laurie Taylor and Sally Feldman interview

21 Aug 2014

Professor Taylor and Ms Feldman talk to Times Higher Education books editor Karen Shook about their recent book, In Confidence: Talking Frankly about Fame

THE podcast: 14-20 August 2014 issue review

14 Aug 2014

The National Student Survey, graduates in non-graduate occupations, the career choices of PhD students, and this week’s books section are discussed in the latest Times Higher Education issue review podcast

THE podcast: 7-13 August 2014 issue review

07 Aug 2014

The secretive criteria of vice-chancellors’ pay, the importance of scheduling in relaxation time, David Willetts’ proposal that universities buy up their students’ debts and “Rogetisms” are all up for discussion this week

THE podcast: Louisiana State University

07 Aug 2014

President and chancellor of Louisiana State University, F. King Alexander, and vice-president for finance and administration, Daniel Layzell, discuss report cards, state university funding and tigers

THE podcast: 31 July - 6 August 2014 issue review

31 Jul 2014

University whistleblowers, combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees, jihadist poetry and this week’s books section are discussed in the latest Times Higher Education issue review

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