“Macho” men who exhibit alpha-male competitiveness and aggression may be skewing pain research by being more likely to volunteer to be tested on their pain responses, a study suggests.
The success rate for grant proposals at UK research councils has increased for the first time in five years, ending a steady downward trend that saw high numbers of applications rejected.
Academic warns universities need to take impact of accent on credibility seriously as it has ‘demotivated’ overseas lecturers
University and College Union warns Russell Group institution will struggle to raise teaching quality while cutting jobs
The number of new international students enrolling in US universities has declined by 7 per cent in the past year, according to a snapshot study by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Scores of masked individuals deliberately setting fires and throwing fireworks in the grounds of the University of California, Berkeley in protest against a planned speech by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.
Ireland has set up a task force to investigate the lack of women in university leadership.
French universities are being given more powers to select their intake, in a move that observers believe could make institutions more attractive to international students and potentially lead to a more stratified, UK-style system.
Four out of 10 UK business schools have reported a decline in applications for undergraduate courses from European Union students, according to a survey that has triggered warnings that any fall in revenues could have a significant impact on universities’ bottom lines.
Researchers blame ‘old boy’ networks and evolutionary history for male tendency to stick together