By contrast, poor maternity pay leads to an under-representation of women in higher positions and lower salaries.
Controversy ignited when a Florida Gulf Coast University professor began teaching a 'white racism' course this year. Ted Thornhill says his course is rooted in a 'damning body' of evidence.
3D urban modelling is a transformative technology for designing cities. But incorporating new technologies into planning practice has its challenges.
As a co-founder, and Chief Executive of The Conversation in the UK, Max Landry learned a great deal. He is moving on, but leaves best wishes for the future of a project that remains dear to him.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
The number of colleges that have test-optional admissions policies has now surpassed 1,000. An admissions specialist explains why that milestone is a welcome one.
Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, traditional universities.
The Office for Students hasn't even started work yet, but is already under fire for its board appointment of Toby Young.
Some thought technology would make braille redundant – but the real threat is a lack of education and resources.
The year 2017 is finally coming to an end, so here's a wrap of our coverage for the year, with bonus quiz!
The cuts to higher education funding are more about making savings than improving higher education, and would be extremely hard to change in the future.
The improvements in the government's debt position are entirely because of revisions in economic assumptions, not fantastic fiscal management.
The government hasn't abandoned its jobs and growth mantra in the budget update and remains optimistic despite lower growth and wages forecasts.
Students should consider all their options and remember the ATAR is just one measure that doesn't necessarily dictate how well they will do in future.
Students and government officials alike hope Harvard's admission files will yield clues about who gets in and why, but a Harvard researcher says their efforts will be in vain.
Australia's regional universities face many challenges that need to be addressed at a national level if we're going to keep feeling the economic benefit from agriculture we felt last financial year.
The South African oddity is that those who in other societies would be arguing against free passes for the affluent, argue for them.
We should accept a modest level of attrition so we can keep providing opportunities for part-time and online students, who might not otherwise be able to study.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.