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Gender equality, ambivalence and Athena SWAN

This morning I was delighted to see that an article about Athena SWAN I co-authored with Charikleia Tzanakou has been pre-published online.

Entitled ‘Moderate feminism within or against the neoliberal university? 656 more words

Feminism

Grammar schools helping "ordinary working families"?

On becoming prime minister Theresa May decided to expand grammar schools in order to benefit ‘ordinary working families’. There is no evidence that this is what grammar schools do. 551 more words

Proof The Distraction of Electronic Devices Means You Aren't Paying Attention: College Students Checking Phones During Class Have Lower Grades

While reading President Trump’s latest tweets may seem like a much better alternative than listening to liberal college professors drone on about politics, a new study suggests that constantly checking your phone during class could come back to haunt you during exam time. 354 more words

Watch Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, more perform Cher's debate monologue from 'Clueless'

Let’s just say there are some new contenders for the role of Cher Horowitz in the upcoming Clueless remake.

Proving that they’re far from clueless when it comes to acting any part, Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield, Lucas Hedges, and Alden Ehrenreich read a scene from… 164 more words

Movies

The ‘mental health crisis’ in UK universities: how do we tackle it?

Students in the UK are taking their own lives at a record rate. Why is this happening and how should universities improve their services?

At least 95 students took their own lives in the UK last year and universities are inundated with students seeking help for mental illnesses. 103 more words

Politics