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Stop the attacks on academics: Donelan must go!

The Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology Michelle Donelan recently attacked individual academics on social media, making false and egregious accusations that she has since been forced to retract. She has failed to apologise to those she attacked and instead has sought to hide behind her department rather than taking personal responsibility for…

Stop job cuts at Northumbria University: no compulsory redundancies!

2022’s ‘University of the Year’, Northumbria University, has announced huge budget cuts. In a message to staff, Northumbria University Vice-Chancellor Professor Andy Long stated that having already saved £20million through voluntary severance and other measures, the university was looking to reduce staff costs by a further £12.5 million by 1 August. This will have a massive…

Defend jobs and education at Oxford Brookes University

We, the undersigned, call on Oxford Brookes University management to halt plans to make staff compulsorily redundant and to close departments and schools at the university.Oxford Brookes University has announced plans to reduce academic staff numbers in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Maths, leaving 48 jobs at risk of compulsory redundancy. Please read and share…