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Strictly speaking: facepalm/headdesk

A lot has been written (often negatively) about the effects of online technology on communication, with emoticons, emojis and abbreviations like LOL taking the place of the non-verbal cues such as facial expressions, gestures and laughter that are available to ...

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On the move: January

RUDD SLINGS TO SINGAPORE Professor Chris Rudd has gone west – from China to Singapore. The former provost of the University of Nottingham’s Ningbo campus in the coastal province of Zhejiang, near Shanghai, has made the island city-state his new ...

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Details of Western civilisation degree published

The controversial Western Civilisation degree, currently homed at the University of Wollongong, has released its syllabus. It covers ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance, and the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries through to today, via the lenses of ...

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