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Appointments and Obituaries

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

Ted Belytschko, 1943-2014 Subscription

2 October 2014 | By

A much-cited engineering researcher whose systems of prototyping helped to produce safer cars has died

Chris Marlin, 1952-2014 Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

A pro vice-chancellor who forged a new international dimension for the University of Sussex has died

Heather Höpfl, 1948-2014 Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

A leading expert on organisational theory and women in management has died

John Sperling, 1921-2014 Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

An iconoclastic educator at the heart of the movement to create for-profit universities has died

Laurence Mee, 1951-2014 Subscription

4 September 2014 | By

A leading international expert on the marine environment and strategies for its protection has died

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From YouTube to e-books: novel ways to reach students Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

James Pickering, named 2014’s most innovative teacher at the Times Higher Education Awards, discusses making content accessible. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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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

Q&A with Carla Valentine Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

We speak to the technical curator of Barts Pathology Museum, part of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London

Q&A with Kim Frost Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

We speak to the new chair of Universities Human Resources and HR director of the University of London

Q&A with Baroness Bakewell Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

We speak to the president of Birkbeck, University of London on part-time study, older learners, Barack Obama and tuition fees

Q&A with Lord Puttnam Subscription

9 October 2014

We speak to Lord Puttnam, the chair of Pearson College’s academic board

Q&A with Jonathan Baker Subscription

2 October 2014 | By

We speak to Jonathan Baker, who has joined the University of Essex as its founding professor of journalism

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