Humanities: Key

The importance of humanities - it's not all about 'science': Given the range and complexity of global challenges, the marginalisation of the humanities in educational systems seems perverse. After all, the humanities are devoted to the study of the human condition and the ways in which individual and collective subjectivities…

Science/Humanities?

There's space for interdisciplinarity - but is it happening? Policymakers focusing on science's utility have consigned the humanities to a supporting role, but scholars in each of the 'two cultures' understand that they share a love of discovery and capacity for wonder, says Martin Willis I thought that we had,…

White Paper: rules may favour the humanities

The government's new higher education policies could cut student places in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and create extra places in cheaper arts and humanities disciplines, vice-chancellors have warned. A number of senior sector figures are concerned that the core-margin system, unveiled in the government's higher education White…