University campuses up and down the country went quiet for a second time in only six weeks, after academics, lecturers and support staff once again went out on strike yesterday.
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Sunday 11 May 2008
Ministers have given permission for thousands of GM potatoes to be grown in Britain, a decision that is bound to provoke a new confrontation with environmentalists.
Thursday 01 May 2008
The way that we approach and receive traditional media – news, television, music, advertising – has changed beyond recognition over the last quarter of a century. And universities are spearheading the charge to educate the new media techies of tomorrow.
Sunday 27 April 2008
Sunday 20 April 2008
The family of the murdered British student Meredith Kercher attended a court hearing into her death in Italy yesterday.
Thursday 17 April 2008
The idea that universities should think more like businesses is one that still prompts a great deal of indignant snorting in academic circles. Yet, as the market gathers pace, it is the new breed of presidential vice chancellor, who behaves like the CEO of a large corporation, who can be most confident of his institution staying afloat.
Thursday 17 April 2008
Michael Vaughan, not exactly awash with England runs of late, got his Yorkshire season off to the worst possible start yesterday, falling for a duck against the might of Bradford/ Leeds University at Headingley. With the Test series against New Zealand starting in a month the captain needs some big scores to breed confidence but while his team-mates amassed 384 for 6, Vaughan lasted just six balls.
Thursday 03 April 2008
From the mid-1960s onwards, David Husain and his colleagues at Cambridge University did pioneering work on the rapidity with which excited atoms reacted with simple molecules such as hydrogen and the light alkanes, processes of great relevance in the context of atmospheric chemistry.
Sunday 02 March 2008
Thursday 21 February 2008
The rape and murder of an English student in France in 1990 may be finally solved after 18 years of false starts and judicial bungles.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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