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Europe needs tenure track to keep young talent, says EPFL head Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Continental system is critical to stop drain to US, Patrick Aebischer argues

France’s unemployed are prescribed a Mooc Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

François Hollande gives jobseekers premium access to courses on OpenClassrooms platform

Mergers are all the rage in Europe Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

The number of university consolidations has shot up in recent years, EUA report finds

New EUA president will ‘speak up’ to Brussels Subscription

30 April 2015 | By

Rolf Tarrach, incoming head of the 850-strong European University Association, is also keen to maintain and expand its UK membership

Europe investment scheme projects announced

23 Apr 2015 | By

Move angers universities, who say plan to take funds from research pot have yet to be approved by European Parliament

EU commissioner to mine untapped research riches Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Carlos Moedas says gender and international diversity will yield gold

Irish scientists protest ‘funding apartheid’ Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

Hundreds of researchers sign letter warning of cost of focusing exclusively on business-led priorities

Paris-Saclay: a mega-university with ambitions to match Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

Dominique Vernay, the institution’s president, talks to Jack Grove about why 19 French institutions are stronger as one

Funding shift will amplify bang for buck, says commissioner Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

Diverting Horizon cash to investment fund will boost financial ‘firepower’, says Carlos Moedas

Cheating is rife in Russia, finds student survey Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

Tolerance of dishonesty high in system where one in seven cheats in exams

Dutch PhD candidates fear a downgrade in status Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Could minister Jet Bussemaker’s reforms create a ‘second-class’ group of doctoral candidates?

Barroso sees lessons for European universities from his US vantage Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Continent must learn to maximise research strengths, says former European Commission president turned ‘accidental academic’

Anne Glover criticises ‘push back’ in Brussels role

03 Feb 2015 | By

The European Commission’s former chief scientific adviser has spoken out about the ‘push back’ she said she received against her role in Brussels

Horizon 2020 funding raid a ‘great concern’

23 Jan 2015 | By

Pan-Europe organisations attack Commission plans to move money for strategic investment fund

Analysis: are EU students feeling the squeeze? Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

A comparison of student-to-staff ratios and spending per student across Europe

Global universities take pride in hiring home-grown talent Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

Academic inbreeding is not considered unusual or problematic in many countries, according to study

Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

Institutions ‘unbending’ on fee-free demand as talks with Elsevier resume

Pay cuts for Bilkent University scholars who disappoint peers Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

Private university in Turkey neglects research metrics for external views on academics’ performance

Science Europe warns over research funding

13 Dec 2014 | By

The budget of the European Union’s flagship research and innovation programme should be ring fenced, an association of research funders has said.

The strange tale of the University of Vigo’s physics programme Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

Closures, court orders, political intrigue: Paul Jump on a Spanish university’s bitter ongoing battle

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