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Oxford University dons lose new vote over retirement age

Academics at Oxford University have failed in a new bid to challenge rules forcing them to retire at 67. The university’s congregation – which is made up of academics and administrative staff – voted down a call to axe the retirement age. Paul Ewart, a 69-year-old professor of...
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Top university under ‘ransomware’ cyber-attack

University College London, one of the world’s leading universities, has been hit by a major cyber-attack. The university describes it as a “ransomware” attack, such as last month’s cyber-attack which threatened NHS computer systems. The attack was continuing on Thursday, with access to online networks being restricted. The...
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