Clearing 2018: How to get a degree without going to university – and other life routes -, 12.08.2018
12 August, 2018 - 22:14

Not interested in traditional campus life? Apprenticeships, colleges and private institutions provide alternatives.
By Lucy Jolin

Scientific collaborators are not disposable -, 09.10.2018
10 August, 2018 - 14:24

Cutting partner labs out of awarded grant budgets is a common but destructive phenomenon in modern academia, says Anne Carpenter.
By Anne Carpenter  Twitter: @DrAnneCarpenter

I'm moving to a less prestigious university – and I'm thrilled -, 10.08.2018
10 August, 2018 - 14:23

I’ve experienced colleagues’ snobbishness towards newer universities, but they can offer better, more fulfilling careers.
Anonymous academic

Nature chief: editors must improve journal-researcher relations -, 10.08.2018
10 August, 2018 - 14:19

Magdalena Skipper lists dedication to high-quality, reproducible science and greater transparency in decision-making as priorities.
By Rachael Pells  Twitter: @rachaelpells

What is it like to take a leadership role at a university? -, 09.08.2018
9 August, 2018 - 10:29

Senior management has its perks but it also comes with a host of new practical, philosophical, psychological and even physical challenges. Here, seven people who have lived through that fiery baptism tell their tales.
By Warren...

Japan: Eliteuniversität blockte Frauen ab -, 09.08.2018
9 August, 2018 - 10:27

Seit mindestens 2006 manipulierte man an der ehrwürdigen Tokioter Medizinuniversität die Aufnahmeprüfungen heimlich, damit Kandidatinnen nach Möglichkeit durchfielen.
Von Angelika Köhler (Tokio)

Minority scientists to mentor senior professors in equality drive -, 09.08.2018
9 August, 2018 - 10:23

‘People who have been around at a university for a while assume they know everything…but actually they need to be educated themselves,’ says project leader.
By Rachael Pells  Twitter: @rachaelpells

German and Swedish libraries shrug off Elsevier shutdown -, 08.08.2018
8 August, 2018 - 08:57

No sign of breakthrough as boycott yet to have significant impact on publisher.
By David Matthews  Twitter: @DavidMJourno

Forget Trump, the threat to science comes from within -, 07.08.2018
8 August, 2018 - 08:55

Experts are out of fashion with today’s political vanguard, but fraudulent research risks further undermining science, says THE’s Asia-Pacific editor John Ross.
By John Ross  Twitter: @JohnRoss49

Zielgruppe 55plus: Uni Wien startet "nachberufliches Studium" -, 07.08.2018
8 August, 2018 - 08:43

Universitätslehrgang mit Abschluss als "Akademischer Absolvent" oder "Master of Arts".