His notes and blog got him labelled an 'industry innovator' after the site attracted thousands of other students
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Tuesday 23 February 2010
Years ago, a colleague and I from Manchester University conducted a study into bullying in the workplace, which found that it damaged people's health, mental wellbeing, and productivity and also meant they took more sick days. I could see that people needed a place to go when they couldn't go to their employers in case it was held against them.
Friday 19 February 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
A Scottish priest will today find out if she is to become Britain's first female bishop.
Sunday 20 December 2009
Thursday 03 December 2009
It is amazing but true that one quarter of students and parents have not heard of the bursaries that each university has to provide to students in need. So, three years after the controversial top-up fees were introduced, along with a complicated paraphernalia of loans and scholarships, thousands of students don't have the information they need to choose the institution that is best for them.
Friday 06 November 2009
Black and minority ethnic teachers face an "endemic culture of institutional racism" in schools, research found today.
Thursday 22 October 2009
Simon Gaskell is in his fifth day of his new job at Queen Mary, University of London, the grittily urban institution in the melting pot of the East End. His room is full of empty boxes that he unpacked and brought from Manchester University where he was vice-president in charge of research. So, he looks as though he is in the camping-out stage of a new job.
Monday 19 October 2009
From historically low levels in the first half of the twentieth century, UK alcohol consumption has been steadily rising since the early 1960s.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
The twentieth of May 1999 is a date that will haunt John Thompson forever. It was the day he was going to die. Convicted in 1985 of first degree murder and an attempted carjacking three weeks later, the father-of-two from New Orleans was 24 when he arrived on death row in Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison. Over the course of his incarceration seven execution dates came and went, and as the final sweltering Deep South summer of the millennium approached he believed it would he his last.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Sunday 23 August 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
Protest demonstrations over Iran's presidential election results spread across at least 80 cities in six continents this weekend – with one worrying sign for supporters of defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi in Tehran: in several cities, protesters could clearly be seen carrying posters advocating the overthrow of the Islamic Republic. This is something that neither Mousavi nor his supporters have encouraged.
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Friday 03 July 2009
A never-before-heard recording of the dramatic moment in which British boffins observed a Soviet attempt to scupper American victory in the race to the Moon has been made available to the public for the first time.
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