Underpaid, undervalued and under-resourced. No wonder UK academics are succumbing to the temptation to work abroad. The situation has not been helped by the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), which assigns every university research department a grade, with implications for funding and morale. Not one UK school of architecture received the highest 5* rating in the most recent RAE. It is not clear whether the fault lies with the schools or the validation process, or a combination. The ...
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.