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Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Swiss paper's provocative title draws attention to neglected tropical disease. Paul Jump reports

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Appraisal a risky business as QAA moots changes

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Critics claim agency plans will bring in 'light touch' regulation by the back door. Jack Grove reports

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Promises, promises: main parties start to look to 2015

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Battle of the manifestos will likely centre around 'freeing the universities', fees and graduate tax. John Morgan reports

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RCUK takes open-access green targets off fast track

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Policy continues to worry academics despite research councils' concession. Paul Jump writes

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High price of gold: How early career researchers will suffer

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Early career researchers and other "poor" academics may be disadvantaged under the gold model of open access, evidence submitted to the Lords Science and Technology Committee has suggested.

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Naked lecturer looks for nude truth

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Daniel Ploeger provokes minds through ‘body beautiful’. Matthew Reisz reports

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Students burned on re-entry to high fees world

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Costs of failure increase for first years

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Obama: you must listen to this man

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Leeds scholar's calls for Cambodian reform backed by US president. Matthew Reisz writes

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Universities pull out of EU's 'unjustifiable' U-Multirank

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

A group representing some of Europe's leading universities has withdrawn its support for a new ranking system funded by the European Union, warning that it could pose "a serious threat" to higher education.

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Translate this: Imperial unit gets warning of closure

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Imperial College London is consulting on plans to move or close its Translation Studies Unit.

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No imminent return for free thinkers of exiled institution

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Temporary Lithuanian home for Belarusians offers unaccustomed freedom. Matthew Reisz reports

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Competitive advantage wins singer a place in UEA's band

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Amelia Fletcher, indie musician and the OFT's former chief economist, takes chair at 'creative' UEA

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Two decades to take out the 'trash', Mooc-style

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

MIT astrophysicist predicts bonfire of the inanities within US sector. Chris Parr reports

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AAAS: public colleges will not perish from the earth

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

A project to assess the impact on public universities of cutbacks in government support, emerging technological changes and competition from private and foreign providers has been launched in the US.

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City of Culture on the Foyle shored up by banks of scholarly talent

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Matthew Reisz on University of Ulster's starring role in Londonderry's winning bid for 2013 honours

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News in brief

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Bulgaria

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The week in higher education

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Credit: Nick Newman

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Odds and quads

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Tom Eckersley (1914-97) was one of Britain's foremost graphic designers of the 20th century.

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Campus round-up

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

University of Warwick

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News in brief

Times Higher Education - Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Retrenchment

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