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Werewolf conference billed as first for UK academy

Event breaks new ground in examining the undead

Poland takes steps to open up HE to overseas students

Government seeks to build on increasing numbers coming from abroad to study in the country

Nicole Kidman visits King's to research Rosalind Franklin play

Academy Award-winning actress visits archives and old laboratories where the famous British scientist worked

Boys play cricket on the beach

Australian universities aim to bowl over top Indian students

Australian delegation that includes former cricketer Adam Gilchrist aims to boost educational links with subcontinent

Graduate job description

Graduate unemployment back to pre-recession levels

But longitudinal survey also finds more university leavers are now working part-time or engaged in further study

Northwestern University

US bioethicist quits over censorship row at Northwestern University

Alice Dreger resigns her post after institution censored a risqué story in a medical journal

David Latchman has ‘no case to answer’ after research misconduct investigation

But master of Birkbeck has accepted that there were ‘procedural matters’ in his lab that ‘required attention’

Should I keep the title of my paper brief?

Researchers find an unexpected link between brevity and popularity

Bahrain skyline

Bahrain’s universities to be inspected by British Accreditation Council

Agency to design and conduct nationwide inspection regime

Scottish universities ‘could lose charitable status’

Universities fear new higher education bill will force reclassification

Raila Odinga, Kenya’s prime minister between 2008 and 2013

Cost of Kenyan university education ‘turns millions into paupers’

Former presidential candidate says institutions must deliver courses more cheaply and that student loan burden must be eased

Fashion cat walk

UK is world’s top destination for fashion students

C’est chic: British fashion schools triumph in inaugural Business of Fashion global ranking

Illustration showing someone grabbing an idea

Credit where it’s due

Georgia Institute of Technology research reveals extent of ‘ghost’ and ‘guest’ authoring

Man with the flu sneezes

Mobile app tracks students to determine flu risk

Technology could be used to encourage undergraduates at risk of spreading virus to stay at home

Rama Thirunamachandran, the vice-chancellor of Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church vice-chancellor is new HEA chair

Rama Thirunamachandran to lead sector body while teaching excellence tops the political agenda

Black and Asian scholars 'less likely' to have been submitted to the REF

Hefce study finds large differences in submission rates by ethnicity and gender

Pul Feldman, Jisc, CEO

New chief executive named by Jisc

Paul Feldman joins sector technology body as it shifts to new funding model

Syrian archaeologist ‘beheaded in cold blood’

Islamic State targets octogenarian scholar, according to reports

Graduate working as a cleaner

Too many graduates in non-professional jobs, HR body says

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development says many school-leavers may be better off enrolling on apprenticeships

Student mother working with baby

Do more to support student mothers, universities told

Warwick study highlights high dropout rate and queries social mobility benefits