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THE Podcasts and videos

THE podcast: 21-27 May 2015 issue review

21 May 2015

The financial difficulties facing university staff on fixed-term or casualised contracts, the future of the doctoral thesis, and the UK’s performance in a global higher education ranking which is adjusted to take account of GDP are all discussed this week

THE podcast: 14-20 May 2015 issue review

14 May 2015

The implications of the 2015 general election, the latest books section, and ethnological research in Magaluf feature in this week’s issue review podcast

THE podcast: general election 2015 initial reaction

08 May 2015

As the result of the 2015 vote becomes clearer, reporter Chris Parr talks to editor John Gill, rankings editor Phil Baty, and deputy news editor John Morgan about the implications for higher education

THE podcast: 7-13 May 2015 issue review

07 May 2015

The proposed Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes, Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Summit and the oddest things that university communications teams have been asked to publicise are covered this week

THE podcast: 100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 results

29 Apr 2015

There is a new number one atop the fourth annual 100 Under 50 Rankings table. Chris Parr discusses the results with rankings editor Phil Baty and rankings reporter Ellie Bothwell

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

THE podcast: 9-15 April 2015 issue review

09 Apr 2015

The THE Student Experience Survey, university support for PhD students’ physical and mental health, and figures suggesting nearly half of academics feel their workload has gone up as student fees have risen are tackled this week

THE podcast: 2-8 April 2015 issue review

02 Apr 2015

Our annual higher education pay survey, the continuing fallout from the research excellence framework, and our weekly books section are all covered this week

Video: Sir Patrick Stewart on higher education

27 Mar 2015 | By

University of Huddersfield chancellor to step down after 12 years

THE podcast: 26 March – 1 April 2015 issue review

26 Mar 2015

The latest research funding allocations, postgraduate research loans, and the challenges facing academics in Palestine are all discussed in this week’s issue review

THE books podcast: Tommy Dickinson interview

26 Mar 2015 | Updated: 26 Mar 2015

Tommy Dickinson, author of ‘Curing Queers’: Mental Nurses and Their Patients, 1935-74, speaks to Times Higher Education books editor, Karen Shook

THE podcast: Bethany Coates interview

19 Mar 2015

Stanford University’s graduate business school is launching a UK-based teaching programme for the first time. The assistant dean for global innovations programs talks about the rationale behind the move

THE podcast: Jisc Digital Festival 2015

18 Mar 2015

Interviews with keynote speakers from the 2015 Digifest event

Video: Pi Day – MIT reimagines admissions

14 Mar 2015 | By

The best way to notify successful university applicants? Drones, of course

THE podcast: World Reputation Rankings 2015 results

11 Mar 2015

The results of the World Reputation Rankings 2015 are out now. In this podcast, rankings editor Phil Baty discusses the findings with reporter Chris Parr

THE books podcast: Cédric Villani interview

11 Mar 2015

Times Higher Education’s books editor Karen Shook in conversation with the professor of mathematics at Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 and director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris

THE podcast: Election Hustings for Higher Education 2015 special

05 Mar 2015

The general election takes centre stage in this week’s Times Higher Education issue review podcast, which focuses on the recent Election Hustings for Higher Education

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

Watch the only pre-election debate on higher education, featuring key representatives from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties

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

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