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THE Interviews

For PhD students, £25K ‘doesn’t even scratch the surface’ Subscription

28 May 2015 | By

Mick Fuller discusses the changes he’s seen to postgraduate funding as UKCGE chair

Why bombs cannot strip Gaza of intellectual life Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

Writer and scholar Atef Abu Saif tells John Elmes how life goes on despite death from above

Ed Byrne: 'new address is a defining moment for King's College London' Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

The university’s principal on capturing a landmark building, a rebranding volte-face, and the capital’s ‘fizz’

Researcher volunteers for moral duty on Ebola’s front line Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

Shunmay Yeung of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine describes her part in fighting the viral outbreak in Sierra Leone

Interview: Mark Turrell Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

From election monitoring to military tips, Matthew Reisz meets the man who uses systems thinking as a force for good

Dissemination of dissent: lessons from Iran’s revolution Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

Iran shaped the career of Annabelle Sreberny, professor of global media and communications at Soas, but doing research there remains difficult

THE interview: Greg Clark Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

New universities minister delighted at rising student numbers and prepares to tackle postgraduate funding

The HEA is as relevant as ever, new leader says Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Despite scaling back, the organisation has much to offer universities seeking to improve the student experience, says Don Nutbeam

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

28 August 2014 | By

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

Celebrity masterminds: Laurie Taylor and Sally Feldman on fame Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Sociologist’s and media scholar’s work on TV interview series furnished raw material for a study of the limelight and those in it

The Leicester legacy that Bob Burgess built Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

Departing vice-chancellor’s 15 years on the job helped to cement a Midlands university’s reputation

Blackwell’s skunkworks fights digital interlopers Subscription

3 July 2014 | By

The bookseller is taking on upstart competitors at their own game, says its digital director

No regrets, says outgoing EPSRC chief David Delpy Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

‘Thick skin’ helped research council boss take the flak for controversial shaping capability measures

'Self-censorship' in discussion of multiculturalism, says London's deputy mayor Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

Munira Mirza lauds universities’ role in improving all levels of education in the capital but decries ‘coercive consensus’

PeerJ's $99 open access model one year on Subscription

13 March 2014 | By

Will a low-cost, user-friendly open access journal steal the traditional publishers’ lunch?

Malcolm McVicar on human rights, buffer zones and 'girlie bars' Subscription

13 February 2014 | By

Uclan group chief executive officer discusses how the university’s planned campus in Sri Lanka can be a force for good

Ivor Crewe on why Whitehall blows it again and again Subscription

2 January 2014 | By

New head of Academy of Social Sciences probed government mistakes and found no shortage of data

St Benet’s: fellowship of the ecumenical table Subscription

12 December 2013 | By

Matthew Reisz talks to the master of Oxford hall and ‘place of inter-religious encounter’

College of Fashion and Design’s ‘slimmed down’ academic model Subscription

5 December 2013 | By

Condé Nast courses are cut to fit students’ needs, says vice-principal

Michael Ignatieff wins votes for honesty Subscription

14 November 2013 | By

Losing on the political stage has prompted public intellectual to change how he teaches

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