United Kingdom

Door high on wall leads to stairs to another door high on wall.

Commercializing UK Academia: What’s the Next Step?

Daniel Nehring predicts that UK universities will embrace the vocational, commercial side of higher education even more enthusiastically, faced with the consequences of Brexit, an escalating economic crisis, and the philistine demand, again long entrenched in higher education policy, to demonstrate ‘impact’ and good use of taxpayers money.

3 months ago
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Helene Ahl and Susan Marlow

A Behind the Scenes Look at an Award-Winning Paper on Entrepreneurship

What goes into making an exceptional academic article? In this interview, the editor-in-chief and an associate editor of the journal Human Relations ask that of Helene Ahl and Susan Marlow, authors of the journal’s official 2021 article of the year. In “Exploring the false promise of entrepreneurship thro

10 months ago
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Coronavirus UK – Models or Crystal Balls?

As far back as we have records, humans have tried to predict the future. Some societies turned to prayer, divination or oracles. Others to tarot cards or crystal balls. In the modern world, much of that function is fulfilled by mathematical models. Is this new technology of forecasting really an upgrade?

2 years ago
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Percent mature in UK undergrads

In the UK, Are Student Populations Growing Older?

In an article from The Conversation’s ‘Hard Evidence’ series, Lancaster’s Jill Johnes looks at the numbers and finds the more mature undergraduate population has grown slowly, but with a spike this year.

8 years ago
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