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Universities as social and cultural infrastructure

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Seeing universities through the lens of social and cultural infrastructure raises important questions for how they engage with their local communities. Nicola Berkley makes the case The post Universities as social and cultural infrastructure appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Universities should never be neutral on the social issues of the day

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Jonathan Grant traces the history of universities' role in securing social justice, arguing that neutrality on such issues undermines the sector's reputation The post Universities should never be neutral on the social issues of the day appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Free advice to university rankers

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University rankings need to change to be relevant and useful to today's diverse world of higher education. Elizabeth Gadd offers some friendly advice The post Free advice to university rankers appeared first on Wonkhe.

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David Miller wins tribunal case against the University of Bristol

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An anti-Zionist academic has won a tribunal case against the University of Bristol, finding direct discrimination and unfair and wrongful dismissal. Jim Dickinson explains the judgement The post David Miller wins tribunal case against the University of Bristol appeared first on Wonkhe.

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UK universities can go further to support the resilience of Ukrainian higher education

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Gwen van der Velden and Bo Kelestyn paint a picture of the challenges faced by Ukraine universities, and introduce a new series of articles exploring how the UK can continue to offer help The post UK universities can go further to support the resilience of Ukrainian higher education appeared first on Wonkhe.

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The University of Bristol loses its appeal over the Abrahart case

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The High Court has rejected an appeal against a judgement that a university contributed to the death of a student by discriminating against her. Jim Dickinson and Sunday Blake explain The post The University of Bristol loses its appeal over the Abrahart case appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Jo Phoenix wins tribunal case against the Open University

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Jim Dickinson explains the judgement The post Jo Phoenix wins tribunal case against the Open University appeared first on Wonkhe. A gender-critical academic has won a tribunal case against the OU, finding discrimination, harassment and constructive dismissal.