Analysis and Comment

More Analysis and Comment

University strikes


Academic freedom







Editors’ Picks


More Events

How we are different

The Conversation is the world's leading publisher of research-based news and analysis. A unique collaboration between academics and journalists. Free to read. Free to republish.

Learn more

Most Read past week

  1. Muddy knees and climbing trees: how a summer playing outdoors can help children recharge
  2. Coronavirus: 14 simple tips for better online teaching
  3. The IQ test wars: why screening for intelligence is still so controversial
  4. Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this
  5. Parents, don’t panic if your child hears voices, it’s actually quite common

Pitch an idea

Got a news tip or article idea for The Conversation?

Tell us

Our Audience

The Conversation has a monthly audience of 18 million users, and reach of 42 million through Creative Commons republication.

Want to Write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 110,700 academics and researchers from 3,634 institutions.

Register now

Make a Donation

The Conversation relies on sector, government and reader support. If you would like to help us have even better conversations, then you may like to make a one-off or on-going donation.