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European university leaders call for links with UK to continue

The heads of national university associations in 24 European countries have released a joint statement calling for continued “international cooperation and exchange” after last month’s Brexit vote.

Trump plan would base student loans on employability

Kambiz Ghazinour would love to persuade more of his Kent State University computer science students to go on to graduate school, but they’re so in demand that most of them head straight into the job market.

UC Regents take steps to streamline board operations, dig more deeply into crucial issues

University of California regents Wednesday approved a sweeping overhaul of board operations, the first in nearly five decades, saying it would free up more time for deeper discussions of crucial issues.

3 key battlegrounds for cities in the war against climate change

"If you want to win the climate change battle, it will be fought in the cities of the world," WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer told participants at a forum on the role of urban areas in the global shift to clean energy.

Earth on track for hottest year ever as warming speeds up

Temperatures recorded mainly in the northern hemisphere in the first six months of the year, coupled with an early and fast Arctic sea ice melt and "new highs" in heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels, point to quickening climate change

Journal behaviour encouraging ‘questionable research practices’

Social science journal editors are asking scholars to produce “impossible results” and creating an environment that encourages “questionable research practices”, according to two academics who have studied the “grey zone” between ethical and unethical research.