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THE Podcasts and videos

Video: student builds Large Hadron Collider...from Lego

26 Feb 2015 | By

University of Liverpool PhD student wants models to be manufactured by the company

THE podcast: 26 February - 4 March 2015 issue review

26 Feb 2015

Challenging access targets for selective universities, reform of the research funding formula and the review of the research councils being led by Sir Paul Nurse all feature in this week’s issue review

Video: Election Hustings for Higher Education 2015

26 Feb 2015

The only pre-election debate on higher education featuring key representatives from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties will be streamed live here from 7.15pm on Monday 2 March

THE podcast: 19-25 February 2015 issue review

19 Feb 2015 | Updated: 19 Feb 2015

International student recruitment agents, this week’s books section, and freedom of information requests are all discussed in this week’s issue review podcast

THE podcast: 12-18 February 2015 issue review

12 Feb 2015

An estimate that puts the cost of the REF at £1 billion, the impact of the government’s visa crackdown, Danny Dorling’s analysis of student admissions, and the life of Sir David Watson are all discussed in this week’s episode

THE podcast: Best University Workplace 2015 results

05 Feb 2015

More than 4,100 UK university employees took part in this year’s survey, offering thousands of comments about life in the higher education sector. So what do they say? We discuss the results and more

THE podcast: 29 January - 4 February 2015 issue review

29 Jan 2015

A bounce in student admissions, the best way to re-brand a university, and academic citizenship are all up for discussion in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: 22-28 January 2015 issue review

22 Jan 2015

The role of the government’s chief scientific adviser, Russia’s bid to get five universities into the world’s top 100, and this week’s THE Books section are all covered in our latest issue review

Video: cross-party science and engineering debate 2015

21 Jan 2015 | By

All the discussion from the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s annual discussion

THE podcast: 15-21 January 2015 issue review

15 Jan 2015

International student recruitment, academic free speech and career paths (or the lack of them) for fledgling academics are all discussed this week

Obama to make “free community college” proposal

09 Jan 2015 | By

US president promises two years of free higher education for “everyone willing to work for it”

THE podcast: 8-14 January 2015 issue review

08 Jan 2015

University salary details, a new private provider mission group and the Times Higher Education books section are all discussed in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: 1-7 January 2015 issue review

02 Jan 2015

The 2014 research excellence framework, the effectiveness of making unconditional offers to students and university governance are all discussed in this week’s issue review

THE podcast: REF 2014 results

18 Dec 2014

The results of the 2014 research excellence framework are out, and they will shape universities’ profiles for years to come

THE podcast: trends in university campus design

11 Dec 2014

Reporter Chris Parr discusses trends in university architecture with Paul Roberts, executive director and co-founder of Turnberry Consulting, and Isabelle Taylor, head of publications at the same organisation

THE podcast: online learning roundtable

08 Dec 2014

THE reporter Chris Parr discusses online education with Diana Laurillard, University College London Institute of Education; Kyle Dyer, King’s College London; and Shai Reshef, the University of the People

THE podcast: 4-10 December 2014 issue review

04 Dec 2014

A National Audit Office report on private providers, our cover feature on the aftermath of the turmoil at Plymouth University, researchers under pressure to compromise the integrity of their work, and more are all discussed this week

THE podcast: BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015 results

03 Dec 2014

Rankings editor Phil Baty discusses the results of the second annual THE BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings, as well as some recent changes to the THE World University Rankings, with reporter Chris Parr

Video: Times Higher Education Awards 2014

28 Nov 2014 | By Times Higher Education Staff

Edge Hill University bags top accolade

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

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