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From sci-fi libraries to steampunk tearooms, his dazzling creations made Glasgow a design paradise – and even crop up in Blade Runner, Doctor Who and Madonna videos. We join in the 150th anniversary celebrations
‘Those who want to see art should bypass London and go straight to Glasgow,” wrote the German critic Hermann Muthesius in 1902. “Glasgow’s take on art is unique,” he added. “In architecture, it is a new, young city.”
What most caught his eye was the work of a young couple, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, who were quietly making wildly original furniture, buildings and interiors. These struck him as utterly “divergent from everything that is familiar”. Fusing the sinuous forms of art nouveau with rugged Scots baronial motifs and exotic Japanese touches, their designs were a startling sight – too much for many British critics to stomach.Continue reading...
Of 76 UK universities in 2019 rankings 41 have improved in best ever performance
British universities put in a sterling performance in the latest edition of a prestigious international league table, with Oxford overtaking its old rival Cambridge for the first time to be named the UK’s highest-rated university.
Of the 76 UK universities included in the 2019 QS world university rankings, which rates 1,000 leading institutions, 41 improved their position compared with last year, while 14 remained in the same place – the best ever performance, thanks to higher rates of publications and increased citations of research by other academics.Continue reading...
George Holmes paid £290,215 in 2016-17 despite Bolton having high student drop-out rate
The University of Bolton’s vice-chancellor was awarded a £66,000 pay rise last year, the latest in a string of steep wage increases among universities’ senior leadership that has seen the government and regulators make public their concerns.
George Holmes was paid £290,215 in 2016-17, up by nearly 30% from £224,300 the previous year, according to Bolton University’s annual accounts reported by Times Higher Education.Continue reading...
We are 129 members of the academic community in the United Kingdom and beyond, including Austria, China, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the US, working at the forefront of computer science, mathematics and machine learning.Continue reading...
Niederländische Unis sind bei ausländischen Studierenden beliebt, entsprechend viel Englisch wird in den Hörsälen gesprochen. Nun will die Regierung einschreiten.
Die Bremer AfD reicht eine Beschwerde wegen kritischen Unterrichts ein. Die Grünen erinnert das an "Methoden, wie sie in totalitären Systemen vorkommen".
More people in 2017 applied to appear on the ITV reality show than to attend Oxford or Cambridge. Here is a cost-benefit analysis for potential applicants
There is fierce debate doing the rounds online (when is there not?) about what it means that more people applied to appear on ITV2 reality show Love Island than to study at Oxbridge universities.
The programme’s production team said that more than 85,000 people wanted to find love on an island this year (is Britain not good enough for these would-be Casanovas?), while 23,521 “domiciled” British citizens applied to Oxford or Cambridge in 2017.Continue reading...