The University and College Union is fighting back against zero-hour contracts that trap thousands in casualized work.
In the UK, graduate education has taken a backseat to undergraduate learning. But as Elizabeth Bell explains, postgraduate programs there face significant challenges.
While much about being a university professor has remained unchanged for centuries, the way today’s academics research, teach, and fulfil administrative duties has changed dramatically, as a result of technological change and a cultural shift in what the public expects of academia. In the United Kingdom, these changes are about to hit home for academics […]