24 avril 2019

More universities are teaching lawtech – but is it just a gimmick?

The GuardianLast month, the Estonian Ministry of Justice caused shockwaves when it announced “robot judges” could soon replace humans in small claims courts. More...

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Flanders stream so polluted 'water could be used as pesticide'

The GuardianWinding between green meadows in the west Flanders countryside, the Wulfdambeek stream is fondly remembered as a place local boys would fill up their water bottles before football games. More...

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University of Essex plans largest ever expansion of staff and students

The GuardianThe University of Essex will recruit 150 new members of staff, amid a spate of planned redundancies and cutbacks at other universities as a result of a shrinking pool of students and political uncertainty. More...

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Nottingham Trent wins inaugural Guardian university of the year award

The GuardianNottingham Trent University has been crowned university of the year in the Guardian’s annual awards for its inclusive curriculum and focus on social mobility. More...

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NUS approves measures to plug £3.6m deficit

The GuardianDelegates at the annual conference of the National Union of Students (NUS) have approved a set of changes intended to transform the 100-year-old organisation and save it from financial collapse. More...

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Universities are in a building frenzy, but who is actually impressed?

The GuardianPeople say “shiny” new university buildings like it’s a bad thing. What would be an improvement? A matt finish? No doubt that could be arranged too, if your pockets are deep enough. More...

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US essay mill firm targets new students through WhatsApp

The GuardianA US firm is targeting first-year university students by infiltrating their private WhatsApp groups and offering to write essays for £7 a page, the Guardian can reveal. More...

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Circumcision, patient trackers and torture: my job in medical ethics

The GuardianModern healthcare is full of ethical problems. Some are intensely practical, such as whether we can withdraw a feeding tube from a patient in a vegetative state who could go on living for many years, or whether a GP should give a police officer access to patient records following a local rape. More...

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Seventy-five bogus universities shut down in past four years

The GuardianSeventy-five bogus universities have been closed in the past four years, amid warnings that the business in fake degrees is undermining the reputation of the UK higher education system around the world. More...

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Escalade entreprises : les 20 ans d’un agitateur sociétal

Orientation Pays de la LoireEn mars dernier, l’association de dirigeants "Escalade Entreprises" soufflait ses 20 bougies à l’auditorium la Soufflerie à Rezé. L’occasion d’évoquer 20 ans d'une histoire d’entraide et de destin commun entre les entreprises et les jeunes. 20 années de mobilisation pour tenter, sinon de changer le monde économique, du moins de faire bouger les lignes. Plus...

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