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Reflections on the USS Pension Strike

This is an interesting reflection by Professor John Fitzpatrick of the University of Kent: The pensions debacle – a new beginning perhaps? The fallout from the decision of the UUK/USS in January 2018 to reform the USS pension scheme shows … 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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‘In Conversation’ with Mark O’Dwyer

Our first Branch Meeting of 2017 with be an ‘In Conversation’ event with Mark O’Dwyer – the new HR Director at the University . We will meet at 12 noon in Room S104 at the main campus (Kedleston Road). Mark will … Continue reading

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