Alex Bols

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Opening Up Access to UK Research: Gold, Green and Shades of Grey

(4) Comments | Posted 29 April 2013 | (17:43)

UK university research is world-class.

Second-only to the United States for high quality research; UK researchers produce 1 in 4 of the most cited arts and humanities articles ; the UK has produced over 100 Nobel laureates.

In many cases this research is publicly funded. It is therefore easy to...

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Taught Postgraduates: The Real Squeezed Middle

(0) Comments | Posted 16 November 2012 | (11:41)

The Higher Education Commission's (HEC) report into Postgraduate Education was a welcome intervention into a much-ignored part of the higher education sector. For too long the issues around taught postgraduate courses have been caught in the 'squeezed middle' between undergraduate funding and doctoral level research. However, with the UK's long...

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