Please read this article in the Guardian by Kelly Vere where she once again highlights the importance of Technical staff in HEIs and the impending crisis with an ageing workforce and very few institutions having any coherent planned replacement policy. Hopefully senior managers in HEIs will take notice soon before it’s … Continue reading
Technicians who do the legwork in the lab but fail to get recognition for their contribution to research will benefit from a new training scheme. Read the article in the Times Higher Education Supplement by Paul Jump which discusses the recent introduction of the RSciTech, RSCi & CSci accreditations for Technicians. These … Continue reading
With students facing massive increases in their fees, Dispatches investigates the pay, perks and privileges enjoyed by universities’ top earners. Journalist Laurie Penny reveals the increasing commercialisation of higher education and asks what happens when universities scour the globe for students and funds. Watch the programme here.