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Appointments and Obituaries

Howard Erskine-Hill, 1936-2014 Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

A Cambridge professor of literary history has died

Richard Hoggart dies aged 95

11 Apr 2014 | By

Richard Hoggart, one of the most admired and influential academics of his generation, has died aged 95.

Bryan Clarke, 1932-2014 Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

A leading contributor to our understanding of evolution, population genetics and the formation of species has died

Sir Graham Hills, 1926-2014 Subscription

3 April 2014 | By

A former principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, has died

Mike Blandamer, 1934-2014 Subscription

27 March 2014 | By

A leading researcher in thermodynamics has died

Elizabeth Newson, 1929-2014 Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

A pioneering developmental psychologist and authority on childhood autism has died

Lance Davis, 1928-2014 Subscription

13 March 2014 | By

A pioneering economic historian, whose work examined everything from banking and imperialism to whaling, has died

Noel Gale, 1931-2014 Subscription

6 March 2014 | By

A leading physicist who switched mid-career to acclaimed collaborative work in archaeology has died

Alison Jolly, 1937-2014 Subscription

27 February 2014 | By

An academic expert on lemurs, who fought for conservation through children’s books as well as scientific papers, has died

Suzanne Scotchmer, 1950-2014 Subscription

20 February 2014 | By

A theoretical economist whose pioneering analyses of “clubs”, patents, incentives and innovation provided important insights to lawyers and policymakers has died

Terence Hawkes, 1932-2014 Subscription

13 February 2014 | By

A scholar who revolutionised our understanding of Shakespeare and English studies has died

Brian Trevor Griffiths, 1930-2014 Subscription

6 February 2014 | By

A pioneer of practical training for interpreters in Britain has died

Jonathan Lowe, 1950-2014 Subscription

30 January 2014 | By

One of the leading philosophers of his generation has died

Reginald Foakes, 1923-2013 Subscription

23 January 2014 | By

One of the leading Shakespearean scholars of his generation has died

Boris Magasanik, 1919-2013 Subscription

16 January 2014 | By

A pioneer in the field of bacterial gene regulation who forged the Massachusetts Institute of Technology into a leader in biological research has died

Mark Bickerton, 1963-2013 Subscription

9 January 2014 | By

A passionate advocate of international education has died

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Berkeley’s Wikipedian helps unlock scholarly silos Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

California institution is first university to hire its own online encyclopedia editor in residence

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Q&A with Jim Al-Khalili Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

We speak to the theoretical physicist, EPSRC RISE Leader and professor of public engagement in science at the University of Surrey

Q&A with John Bercow Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

We speak to the Speaker of the House of Commons and chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire

Q&A with Alice Roberts Subscription

3 April 2014 | By

We speak to the new president of the Association for Science Education

Q&A with Diane Coyle Subscription

27 March 2014 | By

We speak to the new professor of economics at the University of Manchester

Q&A with Mark Pegg Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

We speak to the chief executive of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

Q&A with Michael Rosen Subscription

13 March 2014 | By

We speak to the professor of children’s literature at Goldsmiths, University of London

Q&A with Ana Botín Subscription

6 March 2014 | By

We speak to the chief executive of Santander UK, who is the head of a scheme supporting the HE sector

Q&A with Sir Patrick Stewart Subscription

27 February 2014 | By

We speak to the actor and chancellor of the University of Huddersfield

Q&A with Dame Wendy Hall Subscription

20 February 2014 | By

We speak to the professor of computer science and dean of the Faculty of Physical Science and Engineering at the University of Southampton

Q&A with Tony Spurgin Subscription

13 February 2014 | By

We speak to City University London’s oldest graduate, who received his PhD in engineering at the age of 83

Q&A with Martha J. Kanter Subscription

6 February 2014 | By

We speak to the distinguished visiting professor of higher education at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Q&A with Nick Hillman Subscription

30 January 2014 | By

We speak to the director of the Higher Education Policy Institute

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