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Why you should kick off about the strikes

As hopefully, most of us are aware the University and College Union (UCU) announced 14 days of industrial action, set to take place from 20th February to 13th March. They…

Plan International report shows best and worst places in the UK for girls

A 172-page report from Plan International titled “The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK 2019-2020” confirms that though UK girls have seen some progress in the past few years,…

Pay gaps in academia are beyond unacceptable

Last week, the BBC released an eye-opening article detailing the ethnic pay gap between non-white academics and their white contemporaries. Essentially, many academics have been realising that, for equivalent jobs,…

Staff inequalities at the University of Edinburgh must be tackled

The University of Edinburgh is a leading university in many ways. We top the tables as the largest university in Scotland, we have the largest budget surplus, the highest paid…

Accent bias at the BBC?

A BBC Breakfast business reporter recently revealed to The Sunday Times her experiences of class bias while working at the BBC. Steph McGovern, a journalist born in Middlesbrough, spoke out…

The queer mafia’s existence and the help it provides

Hollywood rumours and conspiracies have always been a thing, but some have been more imagined than others. Take for example, ‘the velvet mafia’. During the mid-20th century this term described…

New research points to persisting gender inequalities in UK academia

Female staff members of universities remain vastly underrepresented in top academic roles, command fewer permanent contracts than their male counterparts, and face an enduring pay gap, according to a report…