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Nothing brings out the creative instincts of universities like a new set of research assessments. After 24 hours of rankings, tables and spin, John O’Leary looks at the new data from HESA which allows us to measure intensity and reflect on the true state of the research rankings.


Analysis of policy, news, speeches and the latest developments in and around higher education.

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Ideas, opinions and views from a wide range of voices and perspectives.

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From big data to little data: trends, uses (and abuses) in higher education, government and policymaking.

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Rolling coverage and engagement from higher education events, conferences and important news.

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Life, work, study and the professions in higher education.

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The latest policy developments in higher education, government, agencies, mission groups and beyond.

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Registrarial comment and observations from Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham.

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Books, articles and other higher education blockbusters.

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Peruse the stacks for little thoughts, running debates and higher education’s oddities.

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