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Appointments and Obituaries

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

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

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Digital literacy: the perks and pitfalls of plugged-in students Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

Researchers using student data in learning analytics cannot ignore ethical concerns. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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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

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

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