As I found, academics engaging in fieldwork research are in a particularly vulnerable position.
Universities, industry and government should work together so that knowledge translates into socio-economic benefits.
Not only do some countries perpetrate direct attacks on students and academics but the internationalisation of higher education has also created new global threats.
Scholars propose a new education system centred on human development to end hazing rituals in Indonesian universities.
The ideas about the Fourth Industrial Revolution being punted by the World Economic Forum will fail to contribute to economic growth and job creation, and will amplify existing inequalities.
The climate emergency requires the full mobilisation of scientific institutions, but the persistent compartmentalization between disciplines and difficulties of adaptation hinder their action.
Academics should become intellectual defenders of public interest and role models for civic engagement, scholars say.
Mental health researchers based at Queen's University in Canada and Oxford University in the U.K. are helping universities take the lead in developing improved student mental health care.
California's legislature has approved a bill that would let college athletes get paid endorsements. A sociologist explains what the measure would mean for the players.
Foreign universities can provide quality education while also opening avenues for global research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
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Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent we've helped train and educate?
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
Australia's top scientist Alan Finkel says too many poor quality research papers are being published in Australia, and the system may inadvertently encourage academics to behave badly.
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities make more than peers who went to other schools, according to new findings that refute prior research that showed they suffer a 'wage penalty.'
A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.