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THE Podcasts and videos

THE podcast: 27 November - 3 December 2014 issue review

27 Nov 2014

Details about a rumoured new postgraduate loans system, predictions about the results of this year’s research excellence framework, the Creative Exchange hub, and more are all covered in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: Swarthmore College

24 Nov 2014

Vice-president and dean of admissions Jim Bock talks about the importance of the liberal arts, a growing demand for places at the college from UK-based students, and the challenges of reaching students from disadvantaged backgrounds

THE podcast: 20-26 November 2014 issue review

20 Nov 2014

Grant application success rates, feared cuts to the research budget, this week’s books section and scholars’ favourite portrayals of academia in literature are all discussed in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: 13-19 November 2014 issue review

13 Nov 2014

The recruitment of students from the European Union, problems arising from post-publication peer review, and a musical lecture exploring the links between three individuals connected by the Nuremberg trials are all discussed this week

THE podcast: Stewart Thornhill interview

11 Nov 2014

The executive director of the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, talks about the challenges of teaching entrepreneurship at university level

THE podcast: 6-12 November 2014 issue review

06 Nov 2014

The difficulties faced by early career researchers looking for university posts, the declining number of mature students in the UK, and this week’s THE Books section are all discussed in our latest issue review

THE podcast: 30 October - 5 November 2014 issue review

30 Oct 2014

Thomas Docherty, the Warwick professor recently cleared by tribunal; the immigration minister James Brokenshire’s view on the fall in the number of Indian students coming to the UK; and the UK’s haunted universities are all discussed this week

THE books podcast: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein interview

27 Oct 2014

Acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in conversation with Times Higher Education books editor Karen Shook

THE podcast: 23-29 October 2014 issue review

23 Oct 2014

Concerns about the effectiveness of an immigration working group, this week’s THE books section, the increasing monitoring of scholars’ work and Arizona State University president Michael Crow are all discussed in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: Martyn Harrow interview

23 Oct 2014

Chief executive of Jisc, Martyn Harrow, discusses the future of the education technology charity with Times Higher Education reporter Chris Parr

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

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