Category Archives: academic freedom

Late Motion for UCU Congress 2018

  This motion was passed unanimously at East Midlands Region on Saturday 21 April: Lecture Capture and Strike Action   During the recent strikes in defence of pensions there were concerns over the possible use of lecture capture as a strike … Continue reading

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What’s the point of a university?

Dennis Hayes, Branch Chair of UCU Derby is speaking at the Abertay UCU Public Forum on Education next Wednesday (if you can get to Dundee): “Should a university privilege knowledge or skills? Are ideas central to its mission or should … Continue reading

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Branch Meeting with Mark O’Dwyer

On Monday 13 February at 1 PM in Room S104 at Kedleston Road we will have a Branch  Meeting in two parts: 1 – 1.20 Private Meeting for UCU Members Item 1  Motion for Annual Congress 2017 Academic Freedom Congress instructs … Continue reading

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