British women scientists researching cures to the world’s most deadly diseases are less likely to receive funding than their male counterparts, and also receive significantly smaller sums, a study has found.
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Thursday 07 February 2013
A degree may no longer be enough for graduates who want to stand out in the job market, according to new research.
Thursday 31 January 2013
The complete guide to life after your degree.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Eben Upton, Computer science graduate
Wednesday 30 January 2013
International students should be removed from the Prime Minister's key immigration target to support economic growth, a group of influential MPs and peers said today.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Annette Schavan could become second senior German politician to be stripped of doctorate
Tuesday 15 January 2013
James M Buchanan, who died on 9 January at the age of 93, was an American economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do. He was a pioneer in the field known as public-choice theory, which views government decisions through the personal interests of the bureaucrats and elected leaders who want to advance in their careers and win campaigns.
Sunday 30 December 2012
Many of us have been there (or at least been there witnessing it) – standing in the middle of a road, locked in an emotional embrace with someone we might not have known a few hours earlier but who is now our best friend, while our actual friend is doing press-ups with some bloke on his back to prove his strength.
Saturday 15 December 2012
YolanDa Brown won two Mobo jazz awards and topped the charts. Yet, she tells Emily Jupp, music still has to compete with racing-cars and a PhD
Thursday 13 December 2012
Murderous zombies are stalking the dark underground passageways of the renowned CERN physics centre near Geneva, hunting young scientists who have survived a devastating failure in its world-famous particle collider.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Professor Stephen Hawking has been named as one of the first recipients of the most lucrative science prize in the history of time.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Tributes poured in immediately for eccentric stargazer Sir Patrick Moore as news of his death broke.
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