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Academics demand investigation into rising e-book prices

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An open letter addressed to the Eduction Committee MPs from university researchers calls for an investigation into rising e-book prices....

Over two-thirds of Newcastle honorary degrees given to men

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Grace Dean investigates over a decade of honorary degrees handed out at Newcastle University...

Less than a third of all Newcastle professors female

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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

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

Fewer than three Black professors at Newcastle

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

Closing the gender gap: number of female innovators doubles

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

Reports show racial inequality in academia

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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?

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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...