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Cannadine, Colley join UK faculty

Two members of the University's history faculty, professors Linda Colley and her husband Sir David Cannadine, have taken equity stakes in the newly founded New College of the Humanities in London.The NCH, created by philosopher A. C. Grayling and announced ... [Published - 1 hour ago]
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Why trendy teaching is inefficient and harmful: Report says popular classroom techniques are not supported by research

Trendy teaching methods such as lavishing praise on pupils can be harmful to learning, says a study published today.It warns that many ‘common practices’, such as allowing youngsters to discover key ideas by themselves, are either ‘ineffective or ine ... [Published Mail Online UK - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

£38m fund for biomedical research

The Wellcome Trust has granted 25 UK universities funding to pursue areas of unmet need within biomedical research.Through the £38 million Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), universities are being given the flexibility to invest between £600,000 ... [Published Laboratorytalk - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

New York University Abu Dhabi Institute Announces November’s Public Events Calendar

New York University Abu Dhabi Institute (NYUADI) has recently announced a series of events open to the public throughout the month of November. Driven towards fostering students’ creativity and critical reflection, this is one of the university’s initiatives ... [Published Abhu Dhabi City Guide - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rejoinder: Dede Djaba Is History Of Garbage And Albatross On NPP

Dear Chairman,I wish to make a formal complaint about the author(s) of the article reproduced below. The URL is as follows: by the pseudo-terrorist organisation in the UK on ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher's love for maths keeps multiplying

If you are 21 or younger - or if you had taught children how to add - you might remember a brightly-coloured primary school maths textbook with furry-looking characters holding up calculators and building blocks. Published by Marshall Cavendish Education, ... [Published Asiaone - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Inquiry needed into Baby P scapegoating

Peter Connelly, who was known as Baby P until a court order preventing his identification was lifted. Photograph: ITV News/PA WireI don’t like the money spent on public inquiries. However, having just watched the BBC documentary on the untold story surrounding ... [Published - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

John Shember obituary

John Shember wanted to be of service to the country that sheltered his parents after they fled Vienna in 1939Our friend John Shember, who has died aged 68 of leukaemia, joined the probation service in 1969 in Birmingham, where the three of us met. This ... [Published - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Eight Filipinos named UK Education Ambassadors

Eight Filipinos have been named as United Kingdom Education Ambassadors as part of the recently held Philippine-British Friendship Day.Among those chosen were Juliet Sio-Aguilar, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, Danilo Concepcion, Amifaith Fider, Glenda Gloria, ... [Published Loqal - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cambridge News published Mildenhall News

SUFFOLK FOLK AT ACAT CONFERENCETwo members of churches in the Forest Heath area were among the 150 delegates who attended the important annual meeting and conference of the A.C.A.T. (The Association of Church Accountants and treasurers) which was held ... [Published Cambridge News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

13th edition of Education UK Exhibition in UAE in November

EDUKEX 2014 to take place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in early November 26 universities exhibiting at Le Royal Meridien – Abu Dhabi on November 3, and 41 at Dubai World Trade Centre on November 4 and 5British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organisation ... [Published Dubai Chronicle - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: LGBTI rights activist Peter Tatchell reflect on 47 years of activism

Aussie born, UK based LGBTI activist, Peter Tatchell, has been honoured with an Honourary Fellowship from London University in recognition of his lifetime of humanitarian work.Watch this interview with Peter as he discusses his inspirations, motivations ... [Published Gay News Network - Oct 27 2014]


"Princeton does not allow its faculty members to work for or belong to any other academic organization" Colley said in an email, adding that she is identified as a "visiting professor" for the NCH
...fracking operations, a report released today argues that human rights considerations are fundamental to adequate decision-making about fracking: " The report, released in London today by the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, concludes that the UKUK Government has a duty to fully investigate the human rights implications of fracking before authorising any exploratory or extractive fracking operations."
"Mulan was a true role model. The Mulan awards is all about building up a network of Chinese women role models to help each other and using their skills, talents and expertise to contribute and make a difference to the wider community" said Mei Sim Lai, chair of Mulan Foundation Network
"We were going by the Boston Public Library," he says. "I loved the library and I thought, 'If I do a good job as an academic and write a lot of books, someone will invite me at some point to be on the board.'"

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