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Fair access: are comprehensive universities the answer?

IOE Events. For our latest debate we moved further down the education pipeline, to higher education. We wanted to look at why the pace of progress in widening access across our universities has felt so slow. We were inspired by

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Brexit: German universities among those poised to benefit if researchers and funding shift

Humboldt University in Berlin. German universities may emerge as ‘winners’ from Brexit. Tilemahos Efthimiadis, CC BY Aline Courtois The UK is currently the second-largest recipient of competitive research funding from the EU: 6% of students and 17% of staff in

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Universities have a crucial post-Brexit role in working across borders

Simon Marginson.  At first, after the June referendum, it was unclear what ‘Brexit’ meant, but the post-Brexit landscape is now emerging. Theresa May will table the complex bill to leave the EU in the House of Commons in March 2017,

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Posted in Education policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Research matters

Brexit: UK universities face new world order

Peter Scott. The UK’s decision to abandon Europe, which is what leaving the European Union amounts to, has come as a shock – not least in the UK where many people who voted ‘out’ never expected to win. Essentially this

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