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In Pursuit of Prevent

Introducing a blog by John Holmwood A lot of attention within the Higher Education sector is currently directed at the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill going through Parliament. Concocted during Gavin Williamson’s period as Secretary of State for Education,...

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MAY NEWS ROUND-UP

NEW FROM CDBU! Legislating against a phantom: Making sense of the Higher Education (Free Speech) Bill Notions of an ‘intolerant’ university that polices and controls the speech, behaviour and political standpoints of students are increasingly pushed by right-wing...

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APRIL NEWS ROUND-UP

LATEST NEWS FROM CDBU! CDBU is pleased to announce two competitions to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its formation. See below for details! THE CDBU ESSAY PRIZE The Council for the Defence of British Universities invites submissions of essays on key challenges...

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ANNOUNCING: THE CDBU ESSAY PRIZE

On the tenth anniversary of its formation The Council for the Defence of British Universities invites submissions of essays on key challenges facing Higher Education in the UK today and possible solutions to them. Authors may take a creative, research-based or...

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ANNOUNCING: CALL FOR FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT

The Council for the Defence of British Universities invites applications to undertake research into any aspect of higher education in the UK, including governance, policy, curricula developments, and staff and student welfare and wellbeing. Comparisons...

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FEBRUARY NEWS ROUND UP: STRIKES, STRIKES AND MORE STRIKES!

FEBRUARY AT CDBU: This month, we were pleased to launch a new 'Book Review' section of our blog. We will be posting regular reviews of higher education and topical books. If you would like to suggest a book for us to review, would like to author a review yourself, or...

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REVIEW: What Universities Owe Democracy

Review by Professor Julian Preece Ronald J. Daniels, the lead author of this original and much-needed book, has been President of Johns Hopkins  since 2007. He was previously head of the Law School at Toronto, then Provost at Pennsylvania. Universities have not only...

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