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The week in higher education - 28 August 2014 Subscription

Undergraduates heading abroad to study are more worried about how they will watch The Great British Bake Off than any academic concerns, the Evening Standard reported on 19 August

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Dame Ann Dowling makes a case for ‘use-inspired’ research

First female president of the Royal Academy of Engineers hopes to change UK’s ‘sniffiness’ about applied research

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Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 results: Harvard takes first place

15 Aug 2014

Asian universities are catching up with the West on research strength, but only slowly, according to Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014

Secondary affiliations lift King Abdulaziz University in rankings Subscription

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Highly cited researchers’ other roles help to elevate Saudi university

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