Leader of Scottish university sets off debate with his critique of traditional defense of the importance of knowledge.
Academics who aren't from the right parts of the UK try to speak "posh," study finds.
British scholars, like some of their American counterparts, want oversight that is distinct from that used for biomedical research.
British business schools want famous guest lecturers -- and some of them go off-script.
British universities prepare for an increase in tuition rates.
Non-American universities consider different options for entering the MOOC market, which to date has been dominated by elite U.S. institutions.
University in Scotland uses reality television to admit and provide a scholarship to a student from Ghana.
Academic luminaries take a stand against idea that all research should have a direct economic payoff.
Report worries about narrowness of expertise of doctoral students.
U. of Cambridge turns to bonds, an unusual approach in Britain, but some fear risks associated with the strategy.
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