Conducting research and contributing to knowledge creation might be the only way for academics to sustain their jobs.
If South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill is accepted as is, it will be detrimental to academic content production.
Social isolation is particularly common among early career academics – new research shows 64% of PhD candidates report such feelings.
How an increased use of technology could widen the gender pay gap in higher education.
It's vital for academics in South Africa to start asking deep questions that examine what decolonialism could look like in their teaching.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
Formal, accessible academic advice systems can help university graduation rates.
It's crucial to ensure that the academic project at universities is vigorously and bravely safeguarded.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.
One recent survey found that 43% of academic staff exhibited symptoms of at least a mild mental disorder
In the age of 'fake news' it's more important than ever to make sure that what's being published is the truth – especially when it comes to reporting research and science.
In such a polarized age, universities and colleges should uphold the core values of liberal education by asserting, through their policies and practices, the reasonable, rational middle ground.
Cultural bias against teaching-only academics will see them get the axe in funding cuts to higher education.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
The reality of life as an academic – not quite as comfortable as you might think.
When the political becomes personal.
Are we in danger of losing academic freedom?
Hidden in the detail of the latest higher education reform package, there are talks of creating teaching-only universities.
India will soon have the largest economy in the world. A way for Australia to benefit is to collaborative with universities.
Teaching-only positions are perceived as second class, with few opportunities for research or career progression.