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Less than a third of all Newcastle professors female


Despite employing more female staff than male, less than one-third of all professors at Newcastle University are female....

Class of 2020 petition for physical graduation


The University today announced plans to hold online graduation ceremonies in July after their success for MBBS students...

No Black professors at Newcastle, findings suggest


90% of Newcastle University lecturers were white in the 2018/19 academic year....

Closing the gender gap: number of female innovators doubles


Alex Downing discusses the increasing numbers of female inventors ...

Reports show racial inequality in academia


Increasing evidence suggests that British universities have made very little progress when it comes to employing professors from black and minority ethnic groups (BME). A BBC...

Are academic staff helping students cheat?


A new government-backed report is expected to find that academic staff across the UK are involved in so-called ‘essay mills’, companies that offer academic essays and other...