Plymouth University’s chair of governors, William Taylor, is to “stand aside” pending the outcome of an investigation into sexual harassment claims
The Liberal Democrats will offer manifesto pledges to ring-fence the science budget and provide “further support” for Catapult centres.
Tribunal rules Manchester wrongly sacked high-profile psychologist Geoff Beattie
The Plymouth University chair of governors who “placed on leave” its vice-chancellor will be investigated over claims he sexually harassed female staff
Swansea University has defended a new BP-funded research institute that anti-fracking protesters claim will hasten dangerous climate change
Plymouth University’s chair of governors has been accused of “poor governance” and risking “serious reputational damage” to the institution
By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed
Fears about how much research funding is being wasted on fraudulent projects may be overstated.
Scientists have warned that evidence-based policy making in Europe is at risk from changes to a data protection regulation being considered by the European Union.
Cost of living in student accommodation in capital revealed
University clearing is marginally less busy than last year thanks to record numbers of confirmed acceptances, initial reports suggest.
The open access journal eLife has launched a new type of article that will allow authors to report significant additions to their original research.
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
The number of students starting university or college is likely to top 500,000 for the first time.
The NSS does not give an accurate representation of student feeling, according to more than half of university staff responding to a straw poll.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council aims to accelerate both scientific breakthroughs and social and economic impact.
Maryam Mirzakhani has become the first woman to win the Fields Medal in the history of the world’s most prestigious mathematics prize.
A majority of adults in England support reduced tuition fees for students from lower income families, according to a survey for the Sutton Trust
The public have been asked to help shape the new science and innovation strategy due out in the autumn
Students are most satisfied with teaching, least happy with assessment and feedback