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Sunday 01 April 2012
How to fool the children of the revolution
Monday 26 March 2012
Maggie Aderin-Pocock is the BBC's new face of space – and she's come a long way from a council estate. She tells Steve Connor why inner-city kids should build a hi-tech economy
Saturday 24 March 2012
Saturday 24 March 2012
I arrived back in Blighty this morning to find the wires full of the news that my boss at Dartmouth College, Dr Jim Yong Kim, whom I know pretty well, had been nominated by President Obama to replace Robert Zoellick as president of the World Bank.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Professor Sherwood Rowland was one of the scientists responsible for raising awareness of the damage being caused to the earth's ozone layer by a group of chemicals known as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). His work in the field, which began in the 1970s, has led to a worldwide phasing out of these substances and the gradual, natural repairing of the hole in the ozone layer.
Friday 09 March 2012
Low tuition fees and the quality of student life mean there's never been a better time for postgraduate study in Holland
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Radboud University, Nijmegen
Saturday 25 February 2012
The address was a side street in central Athens, behind the Cathedral. It felt like a special day – I had put on a nice dress, and my husband brought along his camera. After many years of involvement with Greece, this should have been the culmination of a love story. As a student, I had done anthropological research in the Peloponnese and later, I met my Greek husband in Russia. Now, in 2004, having moved to Athens three years earlier, we were bringing up our two daughters in their father's country and sending them to Greek school.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Helena Pozniak discusses the routes to studying for a postgraduate degree
Monday 20 February 2012
German police were last night calling on the former world champion boxer David Haye to hand himself in for questioning after he left the country following a punch-up with a rival fighter at a press conference.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Ukrainian faces 10th defence of his heavyweight crown against Britain's Chisora but these days his mind is more on fighting for democracy in his homeland
Thursday 09 February 2012
Culture of enquiry and curiosity attracts talent from all over the world
Friday 20 January 2012
Russ Thorne discovers what brought two successful scholarship applicants to the Durham Business School
Thursday 19 January 2012
Mature students often worry that they're too old to make the grade, but their zeal and dedication can give them an edge over their younger peers
Monday 09 January 2012
Illness kept him from his party, but the physicist still gave a moving talk about his life. Steve Connor reports
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories