What can the sector expect from new Department for Education head Nadhim Zahawi?
Universities minister promoted as prime minister concludes his reshuffle
Former vaccines minister replaces Gavin Williamson as secretary of state as UK government reshuffle continues
MP says job was “a privilege”, as Boris Johnson replaces him with Nadhim Zahawi
The Department for Education has a new secretary of state
All-Party Parliamentary Group calls for £100 million to be spent on related R&D annually
Scientists say planned interventions must be made quickly to bring virus back under control
Former universities minister Emma Hardy’s comments come as MPs vote down opposition’s academic freedom amendment
Layla Moran encourages party to support UK membership of EU student exchange programme
There is growing pressure on university budgets and graduate pay packets
MPs continue to hear evidence on proposed legislation as bill passes through committee stage
Scheme will see 30 researchers paired up with policymakers next March
Union urges government to ensure UK-funded researchers can resettle in the UK
How can time at university be valued beyond a measure of graduate salaries?
Institute initially funded by £10 million gift from giant global provider of rapid Covid-19 tests
Government insists key R&D commitments are still intact, despite breaking other manifesto promises
Universities need friends in government, but who will speak for them now?
Axed funding means job cuts and office closures at British Council, but government defends support
Findings point to problems in access work caused by the pandemic
The education secretary addresses Universities UK’s annual conference
Education secretary repeats call for greater quality but acknowledges that universities need more funding
What does Gavin Williamson have in store for Universities UK this morning?
But policy experts note the absence of the 2.4 per cent target in Treasury announcement
Steve West to call for long-term research investment in first address as Universities UK president
Cuts move beyond current year as senior figure brands them “a major scientific error”
Public Sector Research Establishments may be about to get the recognition they deserve
The free speech debate returns, as proposed legislation for England is scrutinised by MPs
Science minister warns UK risks losing talented researchers who take less conventional career paths
OA Switchboard to help society better manage its open-access publishing agreements
But BHF was still able to honour £450 million existing funding commitments over past year
Kathleen Stock says free-speech legislation required at institutions to protect research on tricky topics
Where does higher education sit in government priorities for the new parliamentary year?
Richard Jones warns “serious and lasting damage” from Covid-19 has put R&D target at risk
Recognising vaccinated status of clinical trial participants would safeguard future innovation, says Sajid Javid
Chief Medical Officers asked to advise on controversial issue as government advisers say no
Playbook returns—and there is no time to dillydally
Top-up for those with weakened immune systems separate to planned booster campaign, says health secretary