Fewer applications prompt concerns over drop in funding and inflationary pressures
The week in higher education - 20 November 2014 Subscription
Matt Taylor from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission must have thought he’d been dropped on a comet given the column inches he commanded last week
The average US student’s experience varies widely between universities, even when the institutions are similarly selective and of a comparable size.
English higher education regulation is “no longer fit for purpose” and there needs to be “a strong regulator to protect students” paying higher fees.
Book dubs Chinese government-funded centres ‘a threat to academic freedom’
Times Higher Education today announces a series of important changes to its flagship THE World University Rankings
The combined results of this year’s three main UK university league tables are in
The UK has a lower share of researchers in its labour force than the US and Japan, according to a report
The proportion of top research papers published in elite journals has fallen over the past 18 years, according to research from Google
A group of medical charities spent more on health research last year than two government funding bodies, according to a report
Physical sciences students from southwest England travel almost five times further to study than those originally from London who read education, according to data
About 30,000 students starting an undergraduate degree this year have decided to pursue it in a different UK country from where they live
Almost half of all students starting PhDs are working in the physical sciences, the biological sciences or engineering and technology fields
Almost two-thirds of the British public feel uninformed about science and research developments, data suggest
The number of students from Europe who claim living cost support from the Student Loans Company has almost doubled over the past three years