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Being Un-American on the Job Market

When search committees promote a one-size-fits-all model of successful job interviewees, they erase or undervalue rich professional experiences. 

Latin American ‘Privatisation’ and Research Performance Under Fire

Progress needed on equity, quality assurance and research, says University of Chile academic. 

Gender Equity or Else

Ireland considers plan for financial punishments for universities that fail to meet specified targets. 

Social Science Research in Madagascar: It’s a Jungle

David Mould had to navigate cartoon lemurs & other barriers in order to help local academics study factors hindering development.  

Focus on Interdisciplinary Research Or Lose Out, Academics Warned

Iain Gillespie, former research and innovation director at Nerc, explains why the University of Leicester is setting up four new institutes. 

Race to Rio

Alum and hurdle hopeful set for upcoming Olympic trials. 

Brexit's Enrollment Effects

Following the Brexit vote, many anticipate a drop in the number of E.U. students at U.K. universities. 

Brexit: Future EU Research Money for UK May Rely On Free Movement

Sector warned that Brexit vote may also leave ‘big question mark’ over current funding. 

Distinguished University Professor Appointed to Swedish Knighthood

At a ceremony, the Swedish Minister of Justice, Morgan Johanson, announced the appointment recognizing Sherman.

Race to Save Hidden Treasures Under Threat from Climate Change

Thousands of ancient treasures that have been unearthed by climate change could soon be lost. 

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