Higher education

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‘Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans
Trawl of 90,000 studies finds consensus, leading to call for Facebook and Twitter to curb disinformation

Jonathan Watts

19, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘You have to go where the work is’: why young people are leaving Wales
Wales is asking its young people to stay and work. Many want to, but there are concerns about lack of opportunity

Steven Morris

18, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Wales launches drive to keep young people in their homeland
Economy minister tells of ‘significant challenge’ of retaining and attracting talent to support country’s economy

Steven Morris

18, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Campus in the spotlight: how Sussex became focus of row over trans rights
What started as protest calling for a lecturer to be sacked has evolved into a fraught debate over academic freedom and student safety

Sally Weale

16, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Betty Wood obituary
Other lives: Historian of slavery, gender and religion in America

Ben Marsh

15, Oct, 2021 @7:17 PM

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Hugh Bevan obituary
Other lives: Law professor who helped to advance children’s rights in the 1970s

Martin Parry

15, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze
Jesus College will give sculpture of a cockerel back to Nigeria, which could spark a wave of repatriations

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Early 2000s baby boom will soon flood UK universities, warns former Tory minister
Expansion in education must be funded to avert young people getting stuck in low-paid work, says David Willetts

Richard Adams Education editor

15, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cambridge University halts £400m deal with UAE over Pegasus spyware claims
Exclusive: UK institution was in line for huge donation but has paused talks due to concerns Gulf state used hacking software

Richard Adams, Georgia Goble and Nick Bartlett

14, Oct, 2021 @7:44 PM

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The polarised debate on transgender and women’s rights | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Susanna Rustin on balancing the views of trans activists and gender-critical feminists

Letters

14, Oct, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Academic calls on universities minister to defend her freedom of speech
Cambridge professor says invite to address civil servants was cancelled because of tweet criticising Priti Patel

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Oct, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Professor says career ‘effectively ended’ by union’s transphobia claims
Sussex chapter of the UCU urges university to undertake investigation into ‘institutional transphobia’

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Oct, 2021 @5:34 PM

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