In this podcast Mark Carrigan discusses the impact agenda with Steve Fuller. The discussion encompasses the history of impact, its relationship to wider issues in higher education, existing academic responses to the impact agenda and strategic alternatives.
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The long-term effects of the cuts to Humanities and Social Science subjects are now starting to surface, especially for the Universities that are not part of the Russell Group. In a recent article, Professors Gavin Poynter and Michael Rustin reflect… Read More ›
SI continues its traditional weekend review of 21st century student youtube-folklore with two songs. Our mums and dads played the guitar in scruffy student dorms full of thick nicotine smoke; today’s creative souls practice in front of webcams and flood… Read More ›
Earlier this month in London at the British Sociological Association Annual Conference, during a panel for early career researchers, I asked John Holmwood why the RAE/REF does not seem to rate scholarly monographs as highly as journal articles. Both a… Read More ›
Previous research has shown that a large proportion of ethnic minorities in the Higher Education system are represented in undergraduate study in the new (post-1992) university sector. More prestigious universities such as Oxbridge and universities under the Russell Group banner… Read More ›
David Mitchell offers a bitterly humorous view on the cuts in higher education subsidies here. But make sure you read everything up to the last sentence. And do not forget to read the comments…
si SUPPORTS THIS INITIATIVE: Humanities and Social Sciences Matter Campaign for the Humanities and Social Sciences in UK Universities: “Without a serious commitment to the Humanities and Social Sciences, our society will lack a serious commitment to democracy at home… Read More ›