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UN reclassification of cannabis achieves little for patients’ rights
The removal of cannabis and cannabis resin from schedule IV by the UN appears to be a positive move and has been touted to speed up desperately-…
Small-holding farmers and exploitative role of intermediaries
Evolution of the agriculture industry & its role in agricultural innovation
Deadline extended for the hidden REF competition
Entrants to the hidden REF competition now have until May to enter their submissions. The extension comes in response to the ongoing UK lockdown and…
Why digital and information literacy are so important to education?
Author: Erica Sunarjo, a professional writer, translator, and editor with a Master's degree in Marketing and Social Media. It’s commonly believed…
A new dawn for research evaluation?
Academic culture and practices around research evaluation have taken a hit in recent years, with stakeholders across the ecosystem pushing for change…
Will Australia and the EU achieve Global Gender Equality in a post Covid-19 world?
Author: Dr Diann Rodgers-Healey In a year marked by the unprecedented global Covid-19 pandemic, the stark reality of its impact on women globally in…
Q&A – unpacking the secrets of the hidden REF
In the following interview, Professor Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director of the Software Sustainability Institute and Chair of the hidden REF…
A new competition celebrates the forgotten contributors to research
It’s only right to give credit where it’s due, but that isn’t always how it works in academia. Often the contributors that underpin research are…