Lead staff reporter for @MMAjunkie and MMA writer for @USATODAYsports, host of @TheMMARoadShow. Follow on Instagram: themmaroadshow

Brexit: UK considers alternative options to EU research association

timeshighereducation.com — British universities will not immediately press the government to seek associated country status in European Union research programmes after Brexit, but will instead explore all options to find a politically acceptable solution amid signs that Theresa May wants to end the free movement of people between the UK and the EU.

Conor McGregor takes career gamble at UFC 202

usatoday.com — LAS VEGAS - For the last three years, Conor McGregor could do no wrong. He quickly ascended from relative anonymity to the undisputed biggest star in mixed martial arts. But now, the UFC featherweight champion seems dangerously close to watching it all wiped away.

Treasury to 'guarantee' post-Brexit funding for EU research projects

timeshighereducation.com — Philip Hammond is to "guarantee" that research projects currently funded by the EU will be "underwritten" by the UK government after Brexit. Funding commitments on research made by the chancellor today are part of a package of post-Brexit guarantees on projects currently funded by the EU, including agricultural subsidies and structural and investment funds.

Home Office eases visa rules at four selective universities

timeshighereducation.com — The Home Office has liberalised student visa rules at just four highly selective English universities in a pilot for master's students, prompting claims that it is creating a "two-tier system".

Higher education moved to DfE by Theresa May

timeshighereducation.com — Higher education has been moved into the Department for Education under new secretary of state Justine Greening. Theresa May's announcement of a new Cabinet today, in her first full day as prime minister, has included the break-up of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills - which fought Ms May for a more liberal regime on overseas students as she sought to reduce net migration in her time as home secretary.

Higher education 'moved to DfE' by Theresa May, reports suggest

timeshighereducation.com — Justine Greening is new education secretary, amid reports BIS to be axed Higher education has been moved into the Department for Education under new secretary of state Justine Greening, according to reports. Theresa May's announcement of a new Cabinet today, in her first full day as prime minister, has included the break-up of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, if reports are accurate.

Theresa May: will she crush or renew hopes on overseas students?

timeshighereducation.com — Theresa May becoming prime minister could end hopes of a more liberal regime on overseas students, some sector experts fear, but others believe that protecting universities from Brexit damage could prompt her to take a fresh approach.

Brexit: growing numbers of UK academics face EU funding worries

timeshighereducation.com — Growing numbers of UK researchers say that their applications for European Union research funding are in doubt after the Brexit vote, while there are also reports of foreign scientists opting not to take up jobs in the UK owing to the post-referendum outlook.

Get your thinktank off my lawn: Hepi says EPI has 'pinched' name

timeshighereducation.com — After a forced exit from parliamentary politics in the Liberal Democrats' election disaster, David Laws must have been expecting life in charge of the CentreForum thinktank to be more sedate.

Higher Education and Research Bill announced in Queen's Speech

timeshighereducation.com — The government is to introduce a Higher Education and Research Bill in the coming Parliament, focusing on "making it easier for new, high quality universities to set up". The Queen's Speech, setting out the government's legislative plan for the year ahead, announced the move following this week's higher education White Paper.
More Articles →
Aug 25, 2016

The @MMAjunkie team is setting up for open workouts in Vancouver. https://t.co/y8zkBj3GJj

Aug 24, 2016

@44gsp44 @DannyAustin_9 @Proados Lol. Nothing but love. Hoping to make it back in December unless they ship me to Albany. Lol.

Aug 24, 2016

@BretB2149 @MikeBohnMMA @JoeLauzon Always. Fourth time here. Think it's one of the most beautiful cities on earth.

Aug 24, 2016

The @MMAjunkie team is on the ground and kicking off interviews in Vancouver. https://t.co/SXo5RcrQVd

Aug 23, 2016

@dev0ved Will definitely be there. I feel like I read this Wiki page last time I was here, too. I don't remember it being too crazy though.

Aug 23, 2016

@WilkesBooth I get the 1/2 chicken, Xtra hot, with a side of peri peri chips. Easy. @marcgoddard_uk is the @NandosUK OG though!


Are You a Journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio