The Briefs

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The Drive to Convert to DC: A Short History
Felicity Callard, Birkbeck, University of London

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The USS Dispute and the Dynamics of Industrial Action
Jo Grady, University of Sheffield

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The Pensions Dispute and the Marketisation of Higher Education
John Holmwood, University of Nottingham
Gurminder K Bhambra, University of Sussex

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Why USS Pension Cuts Will Not Be Spread Equally
Claire Marris, City, University of London

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The Role of Consultancies in the USS Dispute
Gail Davies, University of Exeter

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Why Which Way to Vote on the Latest UUK Proposal Should be an Easy Decision
Sam Marsh, University of Sheffield

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Is There Really a USS Deficit?
Dennis Leech, University of Warwick

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Misleading Communication: Case Studies from Universities UK and the Employers Pension Forum
Felicity Callard, Birkbeck, University of London

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Academic Collective Action and the Future of Our Movement
Andy Balmer, University of Manchester

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Why I Have Voted Yes to Accept UUK Proposal
Amanda Williams, University of East Anglia

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Debunking Sally Hunt’s Email
Jo Grady, University of Sheffield
Claire Marris, City, University of London
Jess Meacham, University of Sheffield

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Employers vs. UUK? Evolving Positions in the USS Pensions Dispute
Susanne Hakenbeck, University of Cambridge

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Cambridge and Oxford in the USS Pensions Dispute
Sam Dolan, University of Sheffield

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The UUK Offer: Context and Analysis
Deepa Govindarajan Driver, University of Reading
Kurt Mills, University of Dundee

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Who Rules Our Universities?

Eric Lybeck, University of Exeter

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The Financialisation of Higher Education and the USS Dispute
Clive Barnett, University of Exeter

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Protecting Defined Benefit: Managers, Trustees, Regulators, and the Possibility of a Pension Scheme that Works for Us
John Murray, formerly of Zurich Insurance

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Pressing ‘Pause’ on Strike Action: Historical Context for the Joint Expert Panel
Jack Saunders, University of Warwick

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How to Constitute a Joint Expert Panel
Warren Pearce, University of Sheffield

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From 2010 to 2018: Some Observations about Occupations
Dan Davison, National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC)

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Brief of Briefs (1-20)
Nick Hardy, University of Birmingham

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Is this the JEP (Joint Expert Panel) You Voted for?
Chris Grocott, University of Leicester
Jo Grady, University of Sheffield
Felicity Callard, Birkbeck, University of London
Stan Papoulias, King’s College London

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UCU’s National Democratic Structures: A Case for Reform
Rachel Cohen, City, University of London