Christina Pagel, Director of the Clinical Operation Research Unit at UCL and member of Independent SAGE, lays out her reasoning for cautious optimism about the trajectory of the pandemic as the UK eases out of lockdown. Continue reading Covid-19: We’ve come a long way, but we’re not out of the woods yet
Jonathan James examines the concept of laïcité, and what English schools can learn from this particularly French form of secularism. Continue reading Lessons from laïcité
Michael Wilson considers Greek mythology’s Daidalos as an early example of research mobility. Continue reading Daidalos – the first of Europe’s mobile researchers?
Éanna Kelly, News Editor at Science | Business, notes how officials and researchers say the ‘mood has shifted’ on cost of accessing EU research programme, with senior figures warning it may be too expensive to join. Continue reading UK science minds harden on Horizon Europe price tag
Thomas Gift argues that convincing the public about the merits of international students requires appealing to self-interest in addition to pinpointing their intangible benefits on diversity and multiculturalism. Universities should make a stronger case for this, particularly in the context of Brexit. Continue reading Brexit, xenophobia and international students: how to combat ‘public paranoia’ over immigration