Tim DoddThe best university research is superb. The worst is rubbish which few ever read. Why do universities pay academics to produce the latter? Because it's the criteria for promotion.
Tim DoddUS author @bryan_caplan argues in his new book that a lot of university education is useless. But it gets you a job because it signals you were smart enough to be made an offer and you're “willing to tolerate serious boredom”.
Tim DoddFor the first time Australian universities have adopted a blanket policy saying that sexual and romantic relationships between an academic supervisor and their research student are not appropriate