Tag: Personal life

  • Ashya King: lessons to be learned

    Ashya King: lessons to be learned

    The parents of 5 year old Ashya King were released from a Spanish prison after a European arrest warrant against them was cancelled; this arose following their actions to smuggle him out of Southampton General Hospital and travel to Spain, believing he was not getting the best care and that his condition would deteriorate. They […]

  • The cost of research: are academics paying the price?

    The cost of research: are academics paying the price?

    Senior academics are under increasing pressure to generate research funding in the higher education sector. With government investment in research still sitting well below the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) average in the UK, academics are feeling the strain and seeking alternative methods of funding.¬†How will a change in the funding process affect […]