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Ruby Wax interview, University of Surrey

Q&A with Ruby Wax

We talk to the newly appointed visiting professor at the University of Surrey

Obituary: Owen Chadwick, 1916-2015

Owen Chadwick, 1916-2015

The longest-serving master of Selwyn College, Cambridge and a distinguished historian and theologian has died

Aare Afe Babalola= interview, Afe Babalola University

Q&A with Aare Afe Babalola

We talk to the lawyer, academic, former pro-chancellor and founder of a private university in Nigeria

Obituary: Ernest Kuh, 1928-2015

Ernest Kuh, 1928-2015

A leading expert on electronic circuit theory who spent his whole career at Berkeley has died

Rosemary Stewart, 1924-2015

Rosemary Stewart, 1924-2015

A major authority on management and leadership, particularly within the National Health Service, has died

Diana Huffaker, Cardiff University

Q&A with Diana Huffaker

We talk to the latest Sêr Cymru research chair

Obituary: Carol Clark, 1940-2015

Carol Clark, 1940-2015

A scholar and translator who broke through glass ceilings at Oxford has died

Howard Covington, Alan Turing Institute

Q&A with Howard Covington

We speak to the chair of the Alan Turing Institute

Mike Redmayne, 1967-2015

Mike Redmayne, 1967-2015

A leading legal scholar notable for his “taste for the absurd” as well as his erudition has died

Glyn Davis, University of Melbourne

Q&A with Glyn Davis

We speak to the vice-chancellor of the University of Melbourne, the host of the THE World Academic Summit

Alun Evans, director of the UK government's Scotland Office

Q&A with Alun Evans

We speak to the British Academy’s chief executive elect

Sir Gordon Hobday, 1916-2015

Sir Gordon Hobday, 1916-2015

A leading scientist and industrialist who served as the fourth chancellor of the University of Nottingham has died

Judith Layzer, 1961-2015

Judith Layzer, 1961-2015

A leading expert in how scientific research can best be used to promote environmental causes has died

Daniella Tilbury, University of Gloucestershire

Q&A with Daniella Tilbury

The well-travelled scholar boldly goes where no Gibraltarian has gone before

Peter Cochran, 1944-2015

Peter Cochran, 1944-2015

An independent scholar who became one of the world’s leading authorities on Lord Byron has died

Richard Buckley, University of Leicester Archaeological Services

Q&A with Richard Buckley

We speak to the man who led the discovery of Richard III’s final resting place

Man diving into water

Consider impact before you dive right in

Research can have unpredictable results, but some advance planning will make proving its value much easier

Jay Appleton, 1919-2015

Jay Appleton, 1919-2015

A British geographer who played a major role in opening up his discipline to more aesthetically and culturally focused approaches has died

Frances Corner, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

Q&A with Frances Corner

We speak to the head of the London College of Fashion and pro vice-chancellor, University of the Arts London

Elizabeth Fenn, University of Colorado Boulder

Q&A with Elizabeth Fenn

We speak to the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History