MIT dean: Nobel prize would give teaching the prestige it needs -, 25.05.2018
25 Mai, 2018 - 15:48

High-quality tuition must be given the same recognition as cutting-edge research, says founder of open-access learning platform.
By Rachael Pells  Twitter: @rachaelpells

Wissenschaft: Revolution! -, edt. 24.05.2018
24 Mai, 2018 - 21:21

Der wissenschaftliche Nachwuchs darbt, schuld ist das System! Sechs Ideen zur Veränderung der Uni, von der Abschaffung der Lehrstühle bis zur Entfristung für alle.
Von Christine Prußky

Scientists should be solving problems, not struggling to access journals -, 21.05.2018
22 Mai, 2018 - 20:42

It takes an average of 15 clicks for a researcher to find and access a journal article. This time could be much better spent.
By Benjamin Kaube

Universities under pressure to scrap use of nine-month contracts -, 21.05.2018
22 Mai, 2018 - 20:41

Victory for Durham campaigners offers hope other universities could follow suit in ending ‘precarious’ employment arrangements.
By Rachael Pells  Twitter: @rachaelpells

Wunsch nach mehr Freizeit: Viele Menschen würden Arbeitszeit gerne reduzieren -, 22.05.2018
22 Mai, 2018 - 20:35

Jede Woche 2,5 Stunden weniger arbeiten - wäre das etwas für Sie? Ja, sagen sehr viele Deutsche in dieser neuen Umfrage. Vor allem eine Gruppe hat besonders viel Lust auf mehr Freizeit.

Academia is built on exploitation. We must break this vicious circle -, 18.05.2018
18 Mai, 2018 - 09:36

What did I find when I joined a university? Poor mental health, huge workloads, ego-driven professors and rampant plagiarism.
Not for the first time, I watched as one of our PhD students was loaded into an ambulance and taken to...

Springer Nature is committed to being a part of the open-access movement -, 18.05.2018
18 Mai, 2018 - 09:33

Institutions, research funding bodies and publishers must all work together to change the system in the interest of advancing research, says Steven Inchcoombe.

Sexual misconduct in academia: reassessing the past -, 17.05.2018
17 Mai, 2018 - 12:37

The #MeToo movement has cast historical behaviour and curricula in a new, shadowy light. Four writers give us their perspectives.
By Contributors

Spanische Akademiker fordern Frauenquote für Podiumsdiskussionen - APA, 17.05.2018
17 Mai, 2018 - 12:35
Sweden cancels Elsevier contract as open-access dispute spreads -, 16.05.2018
16 Mai, 2018 - 15:05

Sector’s move follows similar rows in France and Germany.
By Chris Havergal  Twitter: @CHavergalTHE