Dozens of Brazilian universities hit by strikes over academic wages

Tensions over university funding in Brazil have been simmering for a while. In January, a Lula administration official visited the University of Brasília and was met by protesters asking for better pay.Credit: Leandro Chemalle/Thenews2/Zuma via Alamy Academic workers, including many professors, are now on strike at more than 60 federal universities across Brazil. Having faced … Read more

UK universities urged to share information on harassers

Organizations around the world are starting to share information on past cases of sexual harassment, but academic institutions have yet to embrace the practice.Credit: Pawel Libera/LightRocket via Getty Because most universities keep the findings of misconduct investigations confidential, sexual-harassment perpetrators are often able to move to other institutions without having to disclose why they left … Read more