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Past articles by Chris:

#DearSam: UK HE sector tells new minister Sam Gyimah what his priorities should be

Chris Parr looks at the issues that THE's Twitter followers think the new universities minister should be tackling → Read More

How to make sure your v-c’s Christmas message isn’t too embarrassing

Chris Parr runs through 11 of the best 2017 Christmas videos from university leaders → Read More

The 25 most popular Times Higher Education articles of 2017

Chris Parr reveals the 25 Times Higher Education stories that received the most views during the last 12 months → Read More

The top 10 UK higher education social media superstars of 2017

Jisc has revealed its top social media superstars of the year, writes Chris Parr → Read More

Guns on campus: 'every day I step onto a college campus, I'm terrified'

In the wake of the shooting at Sutherland Springs in Texas, university staff and students have been sharing their concerns, writes Chris Parr → Read More

Russell Group chair: teaching is 'raison d'être' of universities

Sir Anton Muscatelli says that education, not research, is the main way in which higher education institutions can have a positive impact on society → Read More

Video: what does good university teaching look like?

Top UK university lecturers give us their top teaching tips → Read More

Could Chinese demand plug Taiwan’s higher education hole?

Taiwan hopes that attracting students from further afield, particularly mainland China, will help to address its higher education crisis. But this in turn brings challenges, including compromised academic freedom, writes Chris Parr → Read More

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: 10 must-read articles for postdocs

For National Postdoc Appreciation Week, we take a look through our archive of advice and information for early career researchers → Read More

Adonis vs Willetts: a fiery debate that didn’t disappoint

Chris Parr picks through some of the highlights from the tuition fees debate between David Willetts and Andrew Adonis → Read More

Africa ‘must embrace online learning’ to meet demand for degrees

‘Portfolio’ academics undertaking teaching for a range of platforms are playing an increasingly important role → Read More

Subject-level TEF gets frosty reception from the HE sector

Chris Parr takes a look at proposals to introduce TEF ratings in 35 different subject areas → Read More

Teaching excellence framework (TEF): higher education sector reaction

Key figures from the world of higher education respond to the publication of the TEF results. This page will be updated regularly – please refresh the page for latest response → Read More

Live blog: higher education sector reacts to the UK general election results

News and analysis as Conservative Party fails to win an overall majority in the general election → Read More

Live blog: THE Innovation & Impact Summit 2017

All the news from the 2017 Times Higher Education Innovation & Impact Summit in Hong Kong as it breaks → Read More

Live blog: THE Innovation and Impact Summit 2017

All the news from the 2017 Times Higher Education Innovation and Impact Summit in Hong Kong as it breaks → Read More

Have we entered post-truth politics, with no role for the research done by universities?

In this Q&A, Jukka Kola, rector of the University of Helsinki, gives his take on the changing face of university leadership → Read More

Live blog: HE sector responds to THE World University Rankings 2016-2017 results

The latest reaction to the World University Rankings as it comes in → Read More

Interview with Melissa Fleming, spokesperson for the UNHCR

Melissa Fleming, spokesperson and head of communications and public information for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, discusses the vital nature of her work → Read More

Young of Slumdog Millionaire given more than just a stage

An academic who takes students from the UK to Mumbai to lead a community theatre programme tells Chris Parr how the project affects all who take part → Read More