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The IQ test wars: why screenin...

Oct 12, 2017 by

Daphne Martschenko – John, 12-years-old, is three times as old as his brother. How old will John be when he is twice as old as...

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How to stop cheating in univer...

Oct 11, 2017 by

Thomas Lancaster – A recent investigation into plagiarism in higher education by the Quality Assurance Agency found hundreds of...

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Student interns aren’t e...

Oct 8, 2017 by

Julie Robson, Jillian Dawes Farquhar – For university students, work placements are heralded as a highly valuable opportunity....

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Sending a naked selfie can be ...

Oct 8, 2017 by

Raymond Arthur – Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others. Last year a report...

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Do international students in B...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Bobby Pathak – The start of the academic year is fast approaching, with new students from across the UK looking forward to...

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From the classroom to the fron...

Sep 27, 2017 by

Jonathan Parry – When you think of child soldiers, it might conjure up images of young children far away, taken from their...

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Five ways ancient India change...

Sep 24, 2017 by

Christian Yates – It should come as no surprise that the first recorded use of the number zero, recently discovered to be made...

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Too much information? More tha...

Sep 21, 2017 by

Claire Bessant – A toddler with birthday cake smeared across his face, grins delightedly at his mother. Minutes later, the...

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This is how to stop students d...

Sep 19, 2017 by

Dennis Duty, Ruth Brooks – The new university academic year will soon be upon us. Over half a million new hopeful students will...

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The UK continues to top world ...

Sep 18, 2017 by

Heather Cockayne – University rankings can be very influential. They are one way higher education institutions can show off...

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India’s ‘instant divorce’ ban:...

Sep 6, 2017 by

Justin Jones – “Un-Islamic, arbitrary, unconstitutional.” That was the judgement of the Indian Supreme Court as it announced a...

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Gifted children make good TV –...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Georgia Chronaki – Do you know the freezing point of water in degrees kelvin? (It’s 273.) Or who led the committee of public...

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How corporate CEOs found their...

Aug 31, 2017 by

Jerry Davis – It may sound hard to believe, but America’s CEOs seem to increasingly resemble Che Guevera, the Marxist who...

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For a primer on how to make fu...

Aug 26, 2017 by

Kevin Hagopian – Charlie Chaplin’s character Adenoid Hynkel was a not-so-subtle nod to Adolf Hitler. Wikimedia Commons White...

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It’s a myth that boys ha...

Aug 26, 2017 by

Gijsbert Stoet – Anyone who knows about the educational underachievement of boys compared to girls will have been surprised by...

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Why free university tuition do...

Aug 22, 2017 by

Clive D Fraser – Who should pay for higher education? This perennial question returned after the 2017 UK general election and...

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Seven ways in which universiti...

Aug 15, 2017 by

Jean-Paul Addie – With tuition fees in England set to rise to £9,250 and interest rates on loans escalating from 4.6% to 6.1%...

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No-platforming Richard Dawkins...

Aug 11, 2017 by

Richard Dawkins was “no-platformed” – banned – in July from appearing on Berkeley, California, radio station KPFA following a series...

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Universities unveil plan to re...

Aug 10, 2017 by

Katelin Morris – Australian universities have announced a ten-point plan in response to the release of a national survey into...

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Hard Evidence: at what age are...

Aug 6, 2017 by

David Whitebread – When are children “ready” for school? There is much debate about when the transition between play-based...

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