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Post-Crash founders make waves in academic sphere

The Econocracy by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins, sets its sights on the flawed school of thought that dominates economics

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London students striking with university cleaners

Students from King’s College London have joined cleaning staff on the picket lines

Cambridge student burns money in front of homeless man

A Cambridge Conservative student provokes outrage as he burns a £20 note in front of a homeless man while filming his actions on Snapchat

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Student loans for sale in move towards privatisation

Critics are sceptical as Universities Minister claims the sale will have “no impact” on those paying off loans

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Second Oscar nomination for Orlando von Einsiedel

The former University of Manchester Anthropology student has been nominated for the second time in two years

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Academics in higher education are told to act like diplomats

Academics at the University of East Anglia have told scholars that their research is not ‘self-evident’

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Smokers have 72 per cent risk of fatal lung disease

A new study finds that smokers with specific genes have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Manchester Science Festival 2017 announces first headliner

The unique ‘Robots’ exhibition, showcasing the 500-year evolution of robots, is to headline the annual science festival held at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry

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Is it okay to punch a Nazi?

David Moseley considers punching a Nazi, musing over the ethics of such an act and its place in the current political climate

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50,000 nitrous oxide canisters found at Fallowfield house

Over 50,000 laughing gas canisters have been confiscated by Greater Manchester Police at a house in Fallowfield