UK campuses are doing more than ever before to accommodate ethnic minority and LGBT students - but how much support is there for mature students?
Children born after certain infertility treatments are at higher risk of autism, and all IVF treatments carry a slightly heightened risk of low intelligence later in life than natural births, a major study has shown.
New research suggests that parental generosity is not the best way to make youngsters financially responsible
Pressure group, academics and Nobel prize winners unite in call for pre-emptive banning of 'swarms of killer robots'
The census is not a convoluted nuisance but an essential tool in planning ahead, and without it, essential services would go awry
Birds adapt to noisy urban life by singing louder, warbling at night or moving away – but it's threatening their survival, says Roger Dobson
Poet Simon Armitage, shortlisted for tonight's TS Eliot Prize, tells Jonathan Brown why he's ready to fight for values he believes in
'I would miss lectures at Sheffield University'
Global warming explains smaller animals on St Kilda, but not change in colour
Another day; another title for Jessica Ennis. Two weeks ago the world heptathlon champion was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Sheffield.
Retired police officers could face prosecution for perverting the course of justice over the death of anti-racism activist Blair Peach 30 years ago.
Bernard Crick was an academic who wrote two books which were international bestsellers and received critical acclaim. In Defence of Politics (1962) went through several editions, was translated into five languages and sold over 400,000 copies. For years it has been required reading for students. Nearly 20 years later he wrote the authoritative, if not official, George Orwell: A Life (1980). Crick generously attributed the warm reviews to his subject – "it's the man".
Having famously dissed the history of rock The Long Blondes admit to Nick Hasted that they might be Mods after all
In the days when Angela Rippon, Anna Ford and Selina Scott made headlines for being among the first women to present peak-time news programmes on British television, Carol Barnes quietly established herself as a reliable and authoritative newscaster at ITN and became its longest-running woman in the role.