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Thursday 02 May 2013
Yet another new study highlighting marked ethnic and gender inequalities in the postgraduate sector has been released
Tuesday 30 April 2013
It's becoming more than just a pain to pay for a postgraduate degree, says Harriet Williamson. In fact, it's downright diffcult
Friday 26 April 2013
A disabled postgraduate has refused to attend her graduation ceremony, claiming she feels her university did not give her enough consideration after it tried and failed to fully accommodate her needs.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
As chairman of the Court of the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2006 I was in a position to know something that Sir Ken Murray – he was Ken, not Kenneth to his vast array of friends in the scientific community worldwide – and his wife, Lady Noreen, did not want generally known: that they had donated over £12m to their university. This fund accrued from the patent rights of Murray's work, which spearheaded the fight against hepatitis. Murray and his Edinburgh team found a way to identify the hepatitis B virus, which seriously damages the liver, and developed a vaccine against it. He was also a co-founder of the biotech company Biogen, which patented the vaccine.
Poll: Did the BBC and John Sweeney's undercover report in North Korea recklessly endanger LSE students?
Sunday 14 April 2013
The BBC has been accused of putting LSE students needlessly in danger after journalist John Sweeney travelled undercover with a group of postgraduate students to report on North Korea.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Distinct experience demonstrates a broad skillset, says Matt Symonds
Saturday 30 March 2013
When it comes to writing teams, women often get left out of history. Lately the role of Alma Reville has become acknowledged in the creation of Hitchcock's films, but it set me thinking: who else has been overlooked?
Sunday 24 March 2013
A student who sued St Hugh's College, Oxford for refusing him a place because he couldn't show he had £12,900 for living costs in his bank account will be allowed to take his place, after the university agreed to review its controversial postgraduate admissions policy, which critics say excludes poorer students.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Albert Einstein's claim that “The greatest scientists are artists as well,” is illustrated by some of the contenders for a photography competition at Cambridge University on Tuesday.
Sunday 03 March 2013
The one-time glamour couple of the hedge-fund industry, Elena Ambrosiadou and Martin Coward, renew court hostilities on Tuesday in a bitter row over intellectual property.
Friday 01 March 2013
So here I am sipping a delicious coffee at the southern most tip of Africa, surrounded by a breathtaking combination of mountains and oceans, and completely in awe at witnessing what happens when you put a number of people from all over the world around what table.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
In 1967 we didn't know that man-made chemicals could hole the stratospheric ozone layer. The term "global warming" had not been coined, and the link between climate change and human activities was not well-made. Some scientists thought a new ice age was approaching in the coming decades, not believing that polar and glacier ice would be melting at record rates, leading to unprecedented rates of rises in sea level.
Monday 18 February 2013
Your degree might be coming to an end, but are you ready to leave university yet? A master's degree may work out for someone like James Franco, but is it right for you?
Sunday 17 February 2013
Yoga is supposed to be about alleviating stress. But for two New Yorkers a class over the weekend had quite the opposite effect.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
He has made a fortune from indulging people’s most extreme sexual fantasies, but now Peter Acworth, the British chief executive of the San Francisco-based bondage porn website Kink.com, has been brought low by a disappointingly workaday vice.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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