Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.
University College London
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Sunday 04 November 2012
The craftsmen who armed the Terracotta Army in northern China 2,200 years ago may have developed a pioneering production system similar to the one used by the car maker Toyota.
Friday 26 October 2012
A leading university has been given the green light to press ahead with plans to open a new campus in one of the most deprived areas of the country.
Monday 22 October 2012
The way religion relates to politics and society is something that shapes many of the debates we find at the forefront of public policy and international relations in the modern world. Universities are no exception to this trend, and recent changes at regional UK institutions are highlighting religion’s place as a popular, and often controversial, topic for discussion.
Monday 15 October 2012
One in six people in England over the age of 50 are socially isolated, play little part in the cultural or civic life of their society and have abandoned socially-oriented hobbies, according to a sobering new study into our ageing society.
Victorian Bloomsbury, By Rosemary Ashton
The Victorian City: Everday Life in Dickens' London, By Judith Flanders
Sunday 14 October 2012
Dickens, the Bloomsbury group and two tales of a city
Thursday 16 August 2012
On the face of it, allowing unlimited expansion to universities if they recruit students with at least two A grades and a B grade at A-level would appear to be a good idea.
Thursday 09 August 2012
Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby's bestselling depiction of life and love as a fan of Arsenal Football Club, is to join the likes of 1984, The Great Gatsby and Ulysses on the Penguin Modern Classics list – to the dismay of some critics.
Friday 03 August 2012
A third of children who survive meningitis will be left with “devastating” long-term conditions, new research suggests.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
A group of scientists is developing a treatment to combat the "disease" of ageing. They aim to keep people younger for longer by studying fruit flies, which share 60 per cent of human genes and age in remarkably similar ways.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Many thousands of lives could be saved if Britons slashed their alcohol consumption, new research suggests.
Thursday 10 May 2012
This column previously covered a neat experiment that was using open data for London's air quality to point out automatically areas of iffy air quality on Twitter.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Two days after Vince Cable was removed as the government minister who would be making the decision about News Corp’s full take-over of BSkyB, James Murdoch attended a meeting with the Prime Minister, David Cameron, at the home of Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie Brooks. Around 15 people were at the meeting.
Thursday 19 April 2012
A landmark study has taken a major step towards treating blindness by replacing lost light-sensitive cells in the back of the eye.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Football clubs could face a rise in policing costs after fresh claims that matches can spark disorder and crime far beyond stadiums and surrounding streets.
Monday 12 March 2012
The elite Russell Group of universities has accepted four new members.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness