Kevin Fong


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Exams: call time on the academy’s Hunger Games

University examinations teach students how to compete but teamwork is the vital life skill, says Kevin Fong

Check your reflexes on UK’s first private medical school

Kevin Fong examines his responses to £35,000 a year degree

The past and the presents

Kevin Fong on how Christmas nostalgia can help us buy the right gifts today

Doctor Who and the portfolio career

Kevin Fong advises academics to scale the silo walls occasionally to regenerate their careers

The trials of moving house

Kevin Fong tries to find a little order among the chaos

London Student newspaper’s demise is short-sighted

Why is the University of London closing a place to build work skills?, asks Kevin Fong

Face time with students in the digital age

Kevin Fong suggests ways of satisfying the contact time cravings of today’s Young Ones

UK immigration: farce, then tragedy?

Racist government policies hurt the higher education sector, says Kevin Fong, but the harm doesn’t stop there

Reality has no manual

How do you prepare students for the impossible? asks Kevin Fong

Knowledge is power – but what about horsepower?

Novice car-buyer Kevin Fong on the value of preparing students for real-world challenges

The gift excellence framework

Kevin Fong’s method to raise present standards

Debt contagion

Kevin Fong worries as UK medical graduates catch an American disease

Course corrections for a revolutionary age

An ‘unconference’ inspires Kevin Fong to rethink his lecture material

Unplugged: my holiday from electronica

Camping and lecturing at a festival frees Kevin Fong from the digital prison

Academy must embrace new technology

Technological change is scary but we must adapt to survive, says Kevin Fong

State control to Major Tim

The final frontier to UK space exploration is political but exhilarating nevertheless, says Kevin Fong

It's another world

Kevin Fong boldly takes science to pupils in post-Thatcher, post-Spock galaxies

Text massaging

Baths, box sets, blueberry muffins, terror: Kevin Fong gives birth to a book

Adrift from memory bliss

Kevin Fong is forced to come to terms with electronic isolation

Boom, bust and bonuses

Like capitalism, science has flaws, but it’s the best we’ve got, says Kevin Fong

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Glen Wright, from Academia Obscura, peeks inside a Pandora’s box of scholarly microblogging

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Kevin Haggerty and Aaron Doyle offer tips on making postgraduate study even tougher (which students could also use to avoid pitfalls if they prefer)

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China continues to advance, but Japan dips in Shanghai Jiao Tong ranking based on research strength

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Six academics share their experiences before delivering a verdict on the system

There are some important dos and don’ts to bear in mind when choosing someone to oversee your doctoral thesis, advises Tara Brabazon