31 juillet 2018

Where are the black scientists, artists and thinkers in university syllabuses?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDegrees focusing on blackness should become more of a priority if we are to build a truly inclusive society. More...

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Country diary: metamorphosis in a museum tower

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThis glorious structure is a place rich in history. As we walked through the galleries our guide paused to show us the great oak door behind which Bishop Wilberforce confronted “Darwin’s bulldog”, Thomas Huxley, in their famous debate on evolution. We, however, were intent on a more modest fraction of the building’s past. More...

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Universities outsource mental health services despite soaring demand

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCritics say shifting counselling resources into ‘wellbeing’ is perverse and dangerous when depression and suicide among students are at worrying levels. More...

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Top cancer genetics professor quits job over bullying allegations

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA leading light in the world of cancer genetics, who was honoured at the outstanding Asian women of achievement awards and given a CBE, has quit her job at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) after facing multiple allegations of bullying dating back 12 years. More...

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Is UK science and innovation up for the climate challenge?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe government has shaken up the UK research system. But fossil fuels, not low-carbon technologies, still seem to be in the driving seat. More...

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Issues of class in education and having a uniform to rail against

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianRe your leader on St Olave’s grammar school (Pupils paid the price. It was their school’s failure, 12 July), it is not the first time that the school’s admissions policy, among other matters, has been the subject of a report. In 1868, in his report on the endowed classical or grammar schools of the London postal district, Daniel Fearon, the assistant commissioner to the Schools Inquiry Commission, had much to say about this ancient foundation. More...

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Students' end-of-year artwork 2018 – in pictures

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWe asked you to share your summer term paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures. Here are some of our favourites. More...

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What can the UK do to attract overseas students? Imitate Australia

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA recent event of real importance to UK higher education has gone relatively unnoticed. When the Home Office expanded the list of countries that will benefit from a streamlined Tier 4 application process, it made it far easier for students from 11 countries, including China, to get visas to study in the UK. More...

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It’s time to burst the biomedical bubble in UK research

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA new study calls for a rebalancing of research and innovation funding to better meet the UK’s economic, social and health needs. More...

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UCL row over email stating immigration-check fine of £20,000

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA row has broken out over University College London’s enforcement of immigration controls for international students, with staff and students accusing the senior management of pursuing draconian and discriminatory policies. More...

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