January News Round-Up: Fresh wave of UCU strikes to hit universities next month

January News Round-Up: Fresh wave of UCU strikes to hit universities next month

CDBU UPDATES Last month, the CDBU Executive Committee met to discuss some new ideas for 2022. We are very pleased to announce that we will now be offering a fee to those who write for our blog! We are particularly keen to offer this fee to help support students and...
The Interdependence of Academic Freedom and Protest

The Interdependence of Academic Freedom and Protest

Words by Dr Heather McKnight, founder of the social enterprise Magnetic Ideals and Doctor of Legal Studies. In 1970, the Commission on Academic Freedom and the Law (CAFL) released research exposing changes in how universities were using the law: a discontinuity that...