Posts Tagged ‘academic’

Iran lashes out at French ‘interference’ over jailed academic accused of espionage

France’s protests against the imprisonment of Fariba Adelkhah and another academic, Roland Marchal, constitute an “act of interference” that has “no legal basis,” Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in a statement on Sunday. “Creating hype cannot stop Iran’s judiciary from handling the case, especially considering the security charges the two face,” Mousavi said. […]

Trilateral navy drill rejected US policy of Iran’s isolation: British academic

Press TV – The trilateral naval drills in the Indian Ocean send a message to the US administration that Washington’s efforts to isolate Iran has failed and that Russia and China will not cave in to the hostile policy, says a British academic and economic advisor. John Ross, a senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for […]

Iran’s defense minister unveils new academic achievements

Tasnim – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami unveiled 10 technological achievements of the students studying at a university affiliated with his ministry. In a ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday, 10 technological products and projects developed by the students of Malek Ashtar University of Technology (MUT) were unveiled. The technological achievements include products […]

Family status more important than genes in predicting a child’s academic success, study says

   A new set of research that investigated the main factors behind a child’s success in school finds, surprisingly, that the most prominent predictors of academic success are usually in place before the child is even born. According to the study, conduced at the University of York, both inherited DNA and parents’ socioeconomic status (level […]

Academic purged over rising polar bear populations

   A Canadian researcher was ideologically purged for telling the truth about the rising polar bear populations. Source Article from Hits: 9

Media mogul, conservative academic face off as Tunisians choose president

TUNIS, Tunisia (AFP) — Tunisians began voting on Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media magnate fresh out of jail, reflecting a shift in the country’s post-revolution political landscape. The political newcomers swept aside the old guard in the first round, highlighting voter anger over a stagnant economy, high unemployment […]

Australia denies extradition of Iranian academic to US

Reuters – Australia will not extradite an Iranian academic to the United States, Australia’s attorney-general said over the weekend, following a 13-month detention of the researcher for allegedly exporting American-made military equipment to Iran. Attorney-General Christian Porter said in a statement that “in all the circumstances of this particular case” the academic, Reza Dehbashi Kivi, […]

Academic cesspool: NYC’s Fordham University is an incubator for Deep State crooks and initiatives

   What a cesspool Fordham University in New York City has become. It’s the alma mater of Deep State crooks John Brennan and Jerrold Nadler and more. It also is where Deep State initiatives are conceived. We first noticed Fordham University’s connections with the corrupt actors in the Deep State when observing a recent article […]

Social media has a negative impact on academic performance, here’s how you can avoid that

Almost every student on the planet has social media accounts which they check regularly. Social media has become a part of our lives whether we like it or not. We spend way too much time checking our feed or looking through someone else’s photos. In most cases, it is not […]

UK business academic faces dismissal over criticism of LGBT training in universities

   A UK lecturer, who claims she’s been branded a transphobe by students after signing an open letter to the Sunday Times that criticized LGBT training, insists she will not “recant” her signature despite the risk of being fired. Sarah Honeychurch, a fellow in the Adam Smith Business School at Glasgow University, signed a letter […]

A Slow Death: The Ills of the Casual Academic

Any sentient being should be offended.  Eventually, the casualisation of the academic workforce was bound to find lazy enthusiasts who neither teach, nor understand the value of a tenured position dedicated to that musty, soon-to-be-forgotten vocation of the pedagogue.  It shows in the designs of certain universities who confuse frothy trendiness with tangible depth: the […]

Palestinian academic sues Quora, saying she was banned from the website for criticizing Zionism

On Monday, May 27, Dr. Rima Najjar, a retired professor and active participant on many social media platforms, had her attorney, Rima Kapitan, serve the management of Quora with a letter seeking a settlement with the internet platform, which had banned her permanently earlier that month. is a website where users can post general questions […]

Palestinian academic sues Quora claiming she was banned from the website for criticizing Zionism

On Monday, May 27, Dr. Rima Najjar, a retired professor and active participant on many social media platforms, had her attorney, Rima Kapitan, serve the management of Quora with a letter seeking a settlement with the internet platform, which had banned her permanently earlier that month. is a website where users can post general questions […]

Bolton’s allegation against Iran psychological op: Academic

US National Security Advisor John Bolton is resorting to psychological operation against the Islamic Republic of Iran when he claims Tehran was behind recent mysterious attacks on commercial vessels off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, says a commentator. Speaking at a press conference in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Bolton alleged […]

Collateral damage: Cambridge academic on being set up by ‘Spygate’ figure Stephen Halper

   A Cambridge University post-graduate student is speaking out about her interactions with Stefan Halper, a former Cambridge professor who was revealed in 2018 as a longtime FBI and CIA informant. Svetlana Lokhova did not get along with Stefan Halper, which is what she says made a dinner invitation to the Cambridge University professor’s home […]

Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech

Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech Above Photo: Cartoon, Carlos Latuff We, the undersigned, oppose the coordinated campaign to deny academics their free speech rights due to their defense of Palestinian rights and criticism of the policies and practices of the state of Israel. Temple University in Philadelphia, USA and the University of Sydney, Australia […]

Atmospheric science professor Cliff Mass: victim of academic political bullying

     There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass. In preparing this article, I have received material from a member of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. I also ran into another member of the Department while at the AGU meeting this week, who […]

HuffPost’s Attack on Academic Integrity, Truth and Justice

On 4 December 2018, HuffPost published an article by senior editor Chris York, whose single purpose was to discredit Professor Piers Robinson of the University of Sheffield (UK).  Prof. Robinson is Chair in Politics, Society and Political Journalism and researches communication, media and world politics, focusing on conflict and war.  His current teaching includes research […]

Lara Alqasem’s case highlights the need for the academic boycott of Israel

The case of Lara Alqasem, the American citizen fighting deportation from Israel, is shining a bright light on Israel’s racial profiling of American students, the growing witch hunt against BDS activists, and the very real impact of smear websites. Alqasem said when the Israeli immigration  officer interviewing her upon arrival looked her up online, the […]

Ulpiano Checa’s Academic and Impressionistic Paintings of History

Ulpiano Fernández-Checa y Saiz (1860 -1916) was a Spanish painter who also worked in poster design, illustration, and sculpting. He dabbled in multiple artistic styles during his career and always had a fascination with painting horses. He showed his talents while working in Madrid, which gave him the opportunity to study in Rome through a […]

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