Edtech start-ups: Jisc invites innovators to solve HE challenges

Start-up companies are being called upon to solve higher education’s biggest challenges as part of a new partnership programme. The new scheme – Step up – will connect institutional decision-makers to innovative start-up businesses that can offer edtech solutions. The innitiative is being run by Jisc, the organisation which provides digital solutions for UK education and […]

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Can laboratories curb their addiction to plastic?

Research scientists have largely gone unnoticed as major users of unrecyclable material. Now some universities are helping them kick the habitScientific research is a largely ignored consumer of single-use plastics, with the biomedical sciences a parti…

University staff don’t want to strike for fair pensions and pay, but we’re being forced to | Jo Grady

Insecure employment and changes to pensions are stopping us from delivering quality education to studentsEarlier this week, the University and College Union (UCU) announced that staff in 60 universities across the UK will abandon their offices, librari…