Hyphenation should generally be used in order to avoid double consonants or vowels.

Small_OK Part-time teaching staff play an increasingly important role in the MA programme.
Small_OK Students who do not comply with the regulations may lose the right to re-examination.

But note that certain high-frequency terms are no longer hyphenated (unless they are part of an established name).

Small_OK Cooperation among participating universities is gradually increasing.
Small_OK Macroeconomic factors have led to considerable modifications in research funding.

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