Monthly Archives: July 2012

Discussion on the future of academic careers

Today (Friday 13 July 2012) 12-2pm BST the Guardian Higher Education Network is hosting a discussion on the future of academic careers. This promises to be an interesting and lively conversation so do drop in: http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/blog/2012/jul/11/careers-options-for-academics?newsfeed=true Advertisements

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British Academy Position Statement – Postgraduate funding: the neglected dimension

The question of how postgraduate study should be funding in the future has been largely ignored in public debate. Postgraduate study is under threat from a number of quarters, ranging from: increased levels of undergraduate debt; rising postgraduate tuition fee; … Continue reading

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Statement on Birmingham ‘Honorary’ unpaid research assistant

We note the advertisement of an ‘Honorary’ research assistant on an unpaid basis in the University of Birmingham psychology department has been withdrawn from advertisement. We believe that the aims of the research; understanding mental illness in young adults, is … Continue reading

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