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David Peacock, 1939-2015 Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

One of the most innovative archaeologists of his generation has died

Guy Judge, 1949-2015 Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

A pioneer in the application of computing to the teaching of economics has died

Alice Teichova, 1920-2015 Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

A leading economic historian, whose life was shaped by the upheavals of Eastern European history, has died

Paul Kalanithi, 1977-2015 Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

A gifted neurosurgeon who touched many readers with his reflections on mortality has died tragically young

Peter Medway, 1941-2015 Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

A researcher who greatly enhanced our understanding of the importance of writing skills within secondary English teaching has died

Roger Morgan, 1932-2015 Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

A major figure in establishing the discipline of European studies in the UK has died

Roy Harris, 1931-2015 Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

One of the most radical recent thinkers about language and communication has died

James Thompson, 1932-2015 Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

One of the foremost academic librarians of his generation has died

Derek Pugh, 1930-2015 Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

One of the world’s leading experts on organisational psychology, known for representing how organisations work with “detail, breadth and rigour”, has died

Katharine Worth, 1922-2015 Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

A leading theatre scholar who worked closely with the playwright Samuel Beckett has died

Andrew Thomson, 1936-2014 Subscription

12 February 2015 | By

One of the leading figures in post-war British management education has died

Robert Berner, 1935-2015 Subscription

5 February 2015 | By Harriet Line

The “Picasso of low-temperature geochemistry” has died

Ulrich Beck, 1944-2015 Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

One of the leading sociologists of his generation has died

Carl Degler, 1921-2014 Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

A Pulitzer prizewinning American historian who made major contributions to the study of women, African Americans and the poor has died

Anselm Citron, 1923-2014 Subscription

15 January 2015 | By

A pioneer of accelerator technologies who was among the first scientists to work at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has died

Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 1941-2014 Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

A leading historian of mathematics and logic has died

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Subject: how to master your inbox Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Many academics suffer ‘email overload’, says one study, which also considers how to get a grip. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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Q&A with Cathy Tyson Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

We speak to the film, TV and theatre actor on taking an undergraduate degree in her forties at Brunel University London

Q&A with Steve Egan Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

We speak to the incoming vice-president (implementation) at the University of Bath

Q&A with Ian Jacobs Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

We speak to the vice-chancellor of the University of New South Wales

Q&A with Maddalaine Ansell Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

We speak to the new chief executive of the University Alliance group

Q&A with Christine Chinkin Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

We speak to the inaugural director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics

Q&A with Dame Carol Robinson Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

We speak to the L’Oréal-Unesco For Women In Science European Laureate for 2015

Q&A with Alastair Ager Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

We speak to the director of the Institute of International Health and Development at Queen Margaret University

Q&A with Cherie Booth QC Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

We speak to the human rights barrister, chancellor of the Asian University for Women and visiting professor in law at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Q&A with Iain Simons Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

We speak to a principal lecturer at Nottingham Trent University who is also the director of the GameCity festival and co-director of the National Videogame Arcade

Q&A with Nancy Viviani Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

We speak to an international relations scholar who played a key role in the establishment of Australian-Asian studies

Q&A with Stephen Sparks Subscription

12 February 2015 | By

We speak to a geologist whose work on volcanic eruptions has earned him the equivalent of a Nobel prize for the earth sciences

Q&A with Jo Rycroft-Malone Subscription

5 February 2015 | By

We speak to one of the most highly cited global researchers about her move to become director of the health services and delivery programme at the NIHR

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