More than 70% of female students, and 26% of male students, have experienced sexual violence while at university.
Ethical review is often seen as a barrier to research and innovation within universities, but it can be constructive. More attention should be paid to the potential benefits of the process.
Academia is not immune to gender bias. One way to see this in action is to observe who asks questions during conferences -- and men appear to ask more than women.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
The gender pay gap at Canadian universities cannot be explained away as the holdover from discrimination of long ago. It's high time universities valued male and female professors equally.
The international community should set bright line rules on appropriate responses to cyber attacks before an expansive reading of the “self-defense” clause triggers war.
Despite the Federal Government’s teacher education reforms and the push for evidence-based teaching, less than 2% of ARC research funding is directed to educational research.
Research partnerships between Australian universities, the Department of Defence and weapons manufacturers may not be ethically justifiable.
Despite serious financial and enrolment pressure for some, our universities are unlikely to close their doors – but some may have to resort to being 'merged' or taken over by a stronger partner.
It's crucial to ensure that the academic project at universities is vigorously and bravely safeguarded.
Strike rules for international staff illuminates the intractable tensions that underpin the logic of universities.
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
A deal that allows Kaplan University to shed its for-profit status and join Purdue University may represent a new way for troubled for-profit colleges to survive.
The internet has not only changed the kinds of answers historical study can provide, but also what questions can be asked.
Addressing male cultures of tribalism and violence needs to be central to the response to reports of hazing and violence in Austrslia's university colleges.
The Government wants to crackdown on the high number of students being awarded first class or 2.1 degrees by universities.
The benefits of university are clear and measurable, but we can do more with constructive reform.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.
For universities in Australia to get the most out of philanthropic donations, they need to develop persuasive cases for giving, and work with staff, communities and donors towards shared goals.