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The University of the Living Dead: zombie leadership is alive (?) and well

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The iconic film maker George A. Romero died recently. Stella Jones-Devitt argues that his zombie films, which aimed to satirise consumerism, racism and other social concerns, have parallels with present-day higher education.

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Diversity troubles – comprehensive solutions to HE’s racial segregation

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Sol Gamsu and Michael Donnelly examine the geography of ethnicity and higher education in the UK and argue that a comprehensive university system may hold some of the answers.

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Universities’ shame – unpicking the black attainment gap

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Nona Buckley Irvine looks at the available data on race and student attainment, which shows shocking attainment gaps between black and white students in many universities across the UK.

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Complexity in our multiple identities: the 2017 Disability Lecture

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University of Oxford Annual Disability Lecture

Getting the gang together – reflections on women in HE leadership

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:01am in

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Linda Naughton gives her reflections on the LFHE's Aurora programme for women in higher education leadership, and how our dominant ideas of leadership need to change in order to achieve gender parity in the sector.

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TEF results – A missed opportunity for progress on equality

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There have been some commendable efforts to make assessment of equality a part of TEF, but all in all the results suggest it has been a missed opportunity for real progress, argues Jess Moody.

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Why is there such a large gender pay gap for graduates?

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Women graduates earn less than their male counterparts immediately after leaving university and in the vast majority of subjects. We pick this apart and suggest what role universities might have to play in fixing it.

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HEPI-HEA student survey: the good, the bad, and the ugly

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We run through the headlines and key implications of this year's influential HEPI/HEA student experience survey.

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Sexual harassment by staff is not being tackled with sufficient urgency

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Despite growing media attention, there's little evidence that the sector is being sufficiently proactive in tackling staff-to-student sexual harassment. Richard Peachy of CMP Resolutions suggests some actions that universities might take.

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Women Still Missing on ASX200 Boards

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