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Past articles by Jack:

‘Shopping list’ approach to Horizon Europe ‘leads to deadlock’

Requests to withdraw from less lucrative areas of Europe’s research scheme will delay UK membership and cost universities billions of pounds, warn science policy experts → Read More

One in five UK professors promoted for their teaching – survey

Poll reveals how once ‘non-existent’ path to top tier of academia has now become ‘common’ → Read More

Anger as social sciences lose cash to STEM under REF rule change

Sciences gain £145 million that would have gone to humanities and social sciences under old system → Read More

Shafik leaving LSE for Columbia University presidency

Former Bank of England deputy governor will replace long-serving president Lee Bollinger → Read More

Overseas student recruitment windfall for leading UK universities

Extraordinary growth in income caused by higher enrolments and post-Brexit fee uplifts bolsters finances of Russell Group institutions → Read More

Royal Society offers publishing discounts for peer reviewers

Scientific publisher hopes new credit scheme will reward and incentivise peer review → Read More

Study debunks idea that Covid trials cut clinical corners

Covid-19 trials were as well designed, if not better designed, than other, similar medical experiments, finds Oxford study → Read More

‘Institute for scientific facts’ aims to smash fake news

Mass polls of global scientists could help to debunk myths about extent of division on contested issues → Read More

Medieval murk: twists in #ReceptioGate ‘thriller’ grip academia

Accusations of plagiarism regarding a sacred medieval book have led to an extraordinary dispute involving online threats and allegations that staff and offices were invented → Read More

Welsh universities ‘lose money on each student’ after funding cut

Cardiff University’s Colin Riordan says disappointing proposed budget for Welsh universities will worsen financial pressures caused by inflation → Read More

Labour set to back plan to double UK medical school places

Shadow health secretary backing a Policy Exchange blueprint for growing doctor numbers, including the creation of up to 15 new medical schools → Read More

Wellcome Trust director takes World Health Organization role

Infectious disease specialist who came to national prominence during Covid will become WHO chief scientist → Read More

‘Contamination’ risk justifies banning gender critical speakers – report

Claim by University of Essex law academics that ‘anti-trans’ speakers could ‘contaminate’ buildings branded ‘misogyny’ by critics → Read More

How long should an online lecture be? Eighteen minutes or less

Shorter online lectures work better, says former World Bank higher education director Francisco Marmolejo → Read More

Beware ballooning publication rates, says research fraudbuster

Tenfold increase in article output should be a research integrity ‘red flag’ for publishers, says Cambridge researcher Nick Wise → Read More

New Bristol v-c confronts university’s ‘uncomfortable’ past

Evelyn Welch reflects on the legacy of slavery, preventing student suicides, and lessons for academia from her pop star daughter → Read More

‘No cause for alarm’ as UK ‘hits 2.4 per cent R&D target’

Surprise news that the UK is achieving its long-term target for research spending does not dent case for more public investment, says David Willetts → Read More

Knowledge Exchange Framework: KEF 2022 results announced

Spin-off companies from Russell Group universities boast largest annual turnovers, data reveal → Read More

Wiley investigates ‘fake peer review’ at psychology journal

Research fraudbuster says publication of six papers with hallmarks of Russian paper mills indicates why periodicals must commit to more post-submission transparency → Read More

Funders mull robot reviewers for Research Excellence Framework

Research England examining study on how AI might be used to predict quality of research outputs → Read More