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What is to be done? This was the leading question aired at the inaugural meeting of the Council for the Defence of British Universities (CDBU) at the British Academy on the evening of Tuesday, 13 November. Such was the consensus amongst Founding Members of the need for action that few words were wasted lamenting the...
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We’re delighted to see that the new Council for the Defence of British Universities (CDBU) has been receiving plenty of press coverage from outlets around the world, ahead of our official launch at the British Academy on Tuesday 13th. Here are some of the highlights:
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The Council for the Defence of British Universities now has social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook: You can find us on Twitter at @cdbuni and talk about us using the hashtag #cdbu You can find us on Facebook here If you support the idea of the Council, please do consider following us and telling...
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BY Gordon Campbell (University of leicester) CDBU will be formally launched at an Inaugural Meeting at the British Academy next Tuesday, 13 November. Drawing up the list of those invited to attend this initial meeting has not been easy: the space available to us is small, but the number of academics concerned about the state of...
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BY Philip Moriarty (University of Nottingham) Today’s Times Higher Education leads with a cover story on the formation, motivations, and objectives of the CDBU. Two articles by Sir Keith Thomas and Lord Martin Rees  – founding members of the CDBU, and past presidents respectively of the British Academy and Royal Society – lay out, in a stirring call...
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