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Birds Behaving Badly on Campus

Nottingham has a gaggle of Canada geese, but how would registrar Paul Greatrix cope with an invasion of “demon spawn” grackles, as has happened at the University of Texas?

To platform or not to platform?

Team Wonkhe has looked at the evidence of some of the most commonly cited examples of “no platform” at UK universities.

Students: bring your pets to campus

It’s a dog’s (cat’s, snake’s, guinea pig’s) life for Paul Greatrix has he takes a look at US initiatives to allow students to stay on campus with their pet, as a recruitment tool.

Days at the museum

Universities often run museums. Paul Greatrix talks to the University Museums Group and exits via the gift shop…

Spaces that inspire

In an article adapted from the University Alliance “Technical and Professional Excellence: Perspectives on Learning and Teaching”, Mike Clark and Stan Stanier from the University of Brighton survey the latest trends in estates development.

Yet More Dumb University Rankings

Paul Greatrix returns to the subject of dumb university rankings, taking in everything from the effect of “dry” campus policies on the crime rate to the proximity to campus of popular cut-price chains of public houses.

Is Britain’s university system really a timebomb?

Mike Ratcliffe defuses that UK2020 report, and offers a critique of the way it has been constructed. He argues that we need to address these arguments, despite their low quality, as they are continuing to catch the attention of the media.

Colour me Clever

It seems that academia is not immune from the colouring craze. Let’s review a new book leading the charge: “Doodling for Academics”.