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Past articles by Holly:

Sister act: is the academic sisterhood too good to be true?

Does solidarity among female scholars exist only in the (male) mind? Are women really supportive of one another? And if so, how far does it go to redressing male advantage? → Read More

Saudi university allows women to freely leave campus

Taif University lifts consent rule for female students in wake of royal decree → Read More

Funding councils sign up to ‘responsible’ research assessment

New injection of cash for San Francisco Declaration on responsible metrics hopes to move initiative from words to action → Read More

Mugabe university 'not a priority' for Zimbabwean government

Higher education minister questions future of $1 billion scheme, as focus shifts to three other new institutions → Read More

Academics fear loss of sector research under OfS regime

Unclear whether new regulator will maintain programme that informs English higher education policy → Read More

Academic sisterhood: unless I ask the questions, how am I to know?

Criticism of academic sisterhood survey gets to the crux of the matter that the resulting article will explore, says Holly Else → Read More

Students defend the future of facts on Wikipedia

As part of US initiative, undergraduates are given assignments to create articles, helping to develop critical appraisal skills → Read More

Les Ebdon: ‘nuclear option’ fears kept universities in line

England’s outgoing director of fair access mulls progress on participation and gives advice to new regulator → Read More

Stem cell expert named as Medical Research Council head

King's College professor Fiona Watt picked to lead organisation when it comes under auspices of UK Research and Innovation → Read More

English universities risk multimillion-pound fines under OfS

Proposed penalties for intuitions that fall foul of new regulator called “eye-watering” → Read More

South Africa: women much more likely to complete degree than men

Female advantage in education dubbed the 'Martha Effect' in Stellenbosch study → Read More

Pay row sees Kenyan universities hit by third strike in a year

Union says teaching will not resume until additional funding has arrived in university accounts → Read More

Authorship wars: academics outline the rules for recognition

Holly Else reveals the results of a THE poll seeking to uncover the extent of authorship abuses as well as views on what criteria should generate credit → Read More

Zimbabwean scholars hope for academic freedom and new leaders

First priority should be to repeal Grace Mugabe’s PhD, says lecturer → Read More

Wellcome Trust explores diversity rules for funding applications

Institutions that do not meet standards in areas such as gender may be ineligible for grants → Read More

PhD students could ‘fall through cracks’ between OfS and UKRI

UKCGE head warns of potential consequences for research students from sector shake-up → Read More

David Lammy: Oxford and Cambridge ‘shoot the messenger’ on access

‘The country wants systemic change’, says Labour MP, predicting possible Commons inquiry on access → Read More

EU recruitment woes push business schools towards ‘tipping point’

Forty per cent of UK business schools report fall in undergraduate applications from the Continent → Read More

Nature publisher bows to Chinese censorship

Details emerge of another academic publisher blocking access to sensitive journal articles → Read More

German academics step down from posts on Elsevier journals

High price of journals 'placing strain on acceptance' of division of labour between researchers and publishers, says professor → Read More