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Appointments and Obituaries

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

David Stoddart, 1937-2014 Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

One of the world’s leading authorities on coral reefs has died

John Hibbs, 1925-2014 Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

A leading figure in the world of road transport, credited by some with creating the discipline of transport economics, has died

Roy Bhaskar, 1944-2014 Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

The chief architect of the philosophy of critical realism has died

Bernd Magnus, 1937-2014 Subscription

4 December 2014 | By

A leading expert on the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, who was a child survivor of the Holocaust, has died

Rona Woodward, 1964-2014 Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

A leading social work academic whose research on disadvantaged young people was always “founded in the principle of social justice” has died

Carol Lancaster, 1942-2014 Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

A leading figure in US foreign policy and a dean at Georgetown University, who was described by Hillary Clinton as “a true champion for human development and women’s progress”, has died

Leonore Davidoff, 1932-2014 Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

A historian who pioneered new approaches to gender, women’s and social history has died

Christine Temple, 1958-2014 Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

The founding professor and first head of the department of psychology at the University of Essex has died

Victoria Henshaw, 1971-2014 Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

A pioneer in the field of sensory studies and urban design has died

Leonard Marsh, 1930-2014 Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

A leading authority on primary education who served for more than 20 years as principal of what is now Bishop Grosseteste University has died

Sabine Wichert, 1942-2014 Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

An academic and greatly respected poet who spent more than 35 years in the School of History at Queen’s University Belfast has died

Anna Craft, 1961-2014 Subscription

9 October 2014 | By

An internationally acclaimed authority on the role of creativity in education has died

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Twitter’s not literature, but it can be a novel teaching tool Subscription

29 January 2015 | By Harriet Line

Social media can help the literary world come alive for students, says academic Rosie Miles. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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Q&A with Baroness Rebuck Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

We speak to the publisher and incoming pro-provost and chair of the Royal College of Art’s council

Q&A with Lord Myners Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

We speak to London School of Economics’ chair of its court of governors and of the council

Q&A with Sir Nigel Thrift Subscription

15 January 2015 | By

We speak to the newly knighted vice-chancellor of the University of Warwick

Q&A with Jackie Ashley Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

We speak to the next president of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, the only women’s university college in Europe for students aged 21 and over

Q&A with Neha Pathak Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

We speak to the recipient of the ‘Ultimate Game Changer’ prize at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards. Plus the latest higher education appointments

Q&A with Graeme Reid Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

We speak to the new chair of the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE). Plus the latest higher education appointments

Q&A with John Coyne Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

We speak to the vice-chancellor of the University of Derby

Q&A with Catherine Stihler Subscription

4 December 2014 | By

We speak to only the second woman to have held the post of rector of the University of St Andrews

Q&A with Elizabeth Garrett Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

We speak to the professor of law who is soon to become first female leader of Cornell University in its 149-year history

Q&A with Paul Boyle Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

We speak to the new vice-chancellor of the University of Leicester and former chief executive of the ESRC

Q&A with Claude Littner Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

We speak to the Apprentice star about the importance of MBAs, running a football club and working with Lord Sugar

Q&A with Dame DeAnne Julius Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

We speak to the new chair of council at University College London

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