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The shifts in economic power are being mirrored in the university sector, both in education and research. It’s happened before.
Hiring anyone is always a risk, and hiring a new academic especially so given the nature of our contracts. So what’s the best way to approach it?
What the invention of complicated foods tells us about discovery, innovation, and university research funding.
What should the university of the 21st century look like? What are we preparing our students for, and how? And how should we decide what is the appropriate vision for modern universities?
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are something I try not to sign, for various reasons. For one thing, they give a false sense of security; for another, they interfere with me doing my job.
You encounter a lot of different personalities in academia, but when you get right down to it they all seem to fall under three basic stereotypes.
I was surprised to discover a computer scientist as principal of a world-leading university the other day. I was even more surprised to discover that there have been several others.