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  • Open Access 101

    9 June 2022 by Fiona Counsell

    In this blog post, Dr Fiona Counsell provides an overview of the many faces and facets of Open Access. Dr Fiona Counsell is Head of Open Access Operations & Policy at Taylor & Francis and has been working in a multi-faceted open access role since 2016, before which she managed…

  • Living Black at University Blog Series: How I found a sense of belonging and a home far from home

    8 June 2022 by Zoe Olawore

    Tomorrow, Thursday 9 June 2022, HEPI is hosting its annual conference, ‘Challenges for the future? The student experience, good governance and institutional autonomy’. Register here. The fourth in this blog series on Living Black at University was written by Zoe Olawore, an undergraduate at the University of Cambridge. Zoe has authored several articles for Varsity, Cambridge…

  • 10 ‘killer facts’ about higher education finance by @nickhillman

    7 June 2022 by Nick Hillman

    On Thursday, 9 June 2022, HEPI will be hosting its first in-person Annual Conference since 2019 at One Great George Street in central London, sponsored by UPP and with media support from Times Higher Education – the title for the day is ‘Challenges for the future? The student experience, good…

  • How are public perceptions of universities being shaped by campus visits?

    6 June 2022 by Lucy Haire

    On Thursday, 9 June 2022, HEPI will host its Annual Conference in central London. Titled ‘Challenges for the future?’, the day will include the launch of the Advance HE / HEPI 2022 Student Academic Experience Survey. Register here. Last bank holiday, I took my 13-year-old son to visit Royal Holloway, University of…

  • The handling of cheating cases is in urgent need of reform

    3 June 2022 by Daniel Sokol

    On Thursday, 9 June 2022, HEPI will host its Annual Conference in central London. Titled ‘Challenges for the future?’, the day will include the launch of the Advance HE / HEPI 2022 Student Academic Experience Survey. Register here. This blog was written by Dr Daniel Sokol, a barrister and founder of Alpha…

  • The Fragmented Research Security Environment

    2 June 2022 by Chaitali Desai

    On Thursday, 9 June 2022, HEPI will host its Annual Conference in central London. Titled ‘Challenges for the future?’, the day will include the launch of the Advance HE / HEPI 2022 Student Academic Experience Survey. Register here. This blog was written by Chaitali Desai, Research Compliance Manager at the University of…

  • The Future Is Here: Upskilling through online learning

    31 May 2022 by Laura Brassington in conversation with the Coursera Skills Transformation Team

    By Laura Brassington in discussion with the Coursera Skills Transformation Team.  In a recent blog post, ‘Five common predictions about COVID and education that now appear to be wrong’, HEPI’s Director, Nick Hillman, pointed out that, contrary to common assumptions, the pandemic saw a rise in student applications to higher education…

  • What does Open Research mean for the future of the REF? The next REF could better recognise the diversity of roles contributing to research

    30 May 2022 by James Cleaver, Gemma Derrick and Simon Hettrick

    In this latest contribution to our series of blogs on the REF, James Cleaver, Dr Gemma Derrick and Professor Simon Hettrick take a look at the potential implications for research assessment, were more open research practices adopted and a wider range of research outputs recognised. It is pleasing to see a broad…