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Inequalities Blog

Inequalities: a new blog, and a call for contributors We are pleased to introduce INEQUALITIES, a new online forum dedicated to cross-national research and debate around different kinds of inequality. [https://inequalitiesblog.wordpress.com/]. The blog will be updated three times a week (Mon/Wed/Fri)… Read More ›

A tiered university system

In the aftermath of Lord Browne’s review on higher education, we are all left wondering the overall impact it will have on higher education in England. Some commentators suggest that Lord Browne’s recommendations will led to a tiered higher education… Read More ›

Dancing your… PhD?

Writing a doctoral thesis can often turn into a solitary affair, perceived by everybody (sometimes even by the author) as a terribly complicated and neverending excercise.  This project offers a fun way of bringing PhD theses from various disciplines –… Read More ›

The Sausage Factory

Yesterday saw the publication of the latest Really Open University offering ‘The Sausage Factory’. It was a direct response to the Browne Review of UK higher education funding and offered a critical reading of the recommendations proposing a lifting of… Read More ›

Supporting an interesting study

We have been conducting a large online international study investigating peoples’ wellbeing called – The International Wellbeing Study. This study has been running since March 2009 and basically investigates peoples’ wellbeing over the course of one year. We would very… Read More ›