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  1. July 18, 2014

    Cryptozoology: A bad hair day for yetis (but not for polar bears)

    There is disappointment for cryptozoologists who like to believe that big hairy humanoids live in places such as the...

  2. July 10, 2014

    Patten answers calling from the Vatican

    It is just two months since major heart surgery forced Chris Patten to step down as chairman of the BBC Trust – a largely...

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  1. The New World of Work

    This series looks at how we will work in the future, and asks what needs to be done to...
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  1. July 3, 2014

    Visa curbs on highly skilled migrants hit UK talent pool

    UK risks missing out on brightest minds in global talent hunt Government curbs on highly skilled migrants have shrunk the...

  2. June 25, 2014

    US colleges reap advantages of scale

    When it comes to UK university funding, small is not beautiful. That is the painful lesson from research carried out by the...

  3. June 25, 2014

    US academe gives Britain a lesson on bottom line

    UK universities have not weathered the recession nearly as well as their US peers, according to new data which show...

  4. May 29, 2014

    Housing divide widens with more empty homes and crowding

    The growing disparity in Britain’s housing market was illustrated by household data published on Thursday showing a sharp...

  5. May 26, 2014

    Public tax row hardens HMRC attitude

    The public row over alleged “sweetheart” deals between the UK taxman and big companies has left some businesses struggling...

  6. May 15, 2014

    Independent experts to examine statins side-effects claims

    A panel of independent experts will examine whether a British Medical Journal article that overstated the likely side...

  7. May 13, 2014

    How a proud corporate history can lead to poor governance

    Only a few pages into Lord Myners’ report on the UK Co-operative Group, I had the feeling I had read this before. Soon after...

  8. May 11, 2014

    The revival of executive education

    The figures tell the tale: after seven years of gloom and despondency, the business of executive education short courses,...

  9. May 9, 2014

    Only connect, but do it in person

    In recent months, Robin Dunbar, a professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford university, has been inflicting pain on...

  10. April 25, 2014

    Researchers test new ways of controlling malaria

    From the biological point of view, malaria is a particularly complex disease. It is caused by an unusual pathogen, the...

  11. March 28, 2014

    Digital v human: the new debate

    A couple of years ago Brian Arthur, an academic affiliated with the Palo Alto Research Center, made a startling prediction....

  12. March 10, 2014

    Oxford study warns developing countries against dam projects

    An ill-advised splurge on large dams across the developing world is likely to saddle countries with big debts, according to...

  13. March 9, 2014

    UK’s Tekcapital to list on Aim at valuation of £6m

    A UK technology company founded by an ergonomics expert and with a controversial neuroscientist on its board has said it...

  14. March 5, 2014

    Global rivals pull regional universities down rankings

    Top universities in the UK’s regions are sliding down the international league table as the US institutions cement their...

  15. March 4, 2014

    Why my alma mater Oxford will struggle

    Iused to believe it was better to restore existing organisations than build new ones from scratch. It always seemed that...

  16. February 9, 2014

    Insurer and Oxford university link for catastrophe study

    One of the biggest Lloyd’s of London insurers is teaming up with Oxford university to study the dangers of relying on...

  17. January 9, 2014

    UK taxman toughens stance on big company disputes

    The UK taxman has toughened its stance on disputes with big business in response to public pressure over alleged...

  18. December 8, 2013

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – Dec 9 Discuss the role of corporate power City University Cass Business School in the UK is hosting a public panel...

  19. December 1, 2013

    Good signs for Europe’s business schools

    Good things come to those who wait, they say. After five years of constant uncertainty and frequent gloom, Europe’s top...

  20. November 28, 2013

    David Walters, ITLS, University of Sydney

    Every week a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, defines a key term on FT Lexicon, our online...

  21. November 11, 2013

    King Lear, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, West Sussex – review

    The text of King Lear is notoriously problematic, so much so that the 1980s Oxford University Press edition of Shakespeare’s...

  22. November 10, 2013

    Firms clamour for law graduates with practitioner skills

    If you thought that law schools would be immune from the impact of the economic downturn, think again. As the legal...

  23. October 23, 2013

    Access to research comes at a price

    In 2008, the Sainsbury Library at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, with a number of specially selected...

  24. October 20, 2013

    HS2 can help boost growth if planned properly, says think-tank

    The HS2 rail project can act as a catalyst for regional development but only if it is accompanied by smaller schemes to...

  25. October 11, 2013

    Saïd Business School’s Peter Tufano on leaving Harvard for Oxford

    Professor Peter Tufano, the dean of Oxford university’s Saïd Business School, rents a house on St Giles, the grand,...

  26. September 23, 2013

    Tolerance for self-interested behaviour among MPs is growing

    Britons have become more willing to tolerate MPs who make decisions out of self-interest rather than the public good,...

  27. September 19, 2013

    Canada billionaire gives £75m to boost Oxford Rhodes scholarships

    A Canadian billionaire has given £75m to ensure the future of the century-old Rhodes scholarship programme at Oxford...

  28. September 16, 2013

    The Academic Week Ahead: Sept 16 – 22

    Monday – September 16 Investigate a masters in management The Financial Times 2013 Masters in Management magazine publishes,...

  29. September 15, 2013

    World Bank sanctions at seven-year high

    World Bank sanctions are at a seven-year high after efforts by the bank to clamp down on fraud and corruption in the...

  30. July 11, 2013

    Humanities graduates shine in UK business world, study shows

    Students of history, philosophy and English may be weary of being told they frittered away their university years on a...

  31. June 19, 2013

    Universities condemn plan to switch medical cash to health budget

    Oxford and Cambridge universities have condemned proposals to transfer funding for medical research and education worth more...

  32. June 18, 2013

    Carney picks Santander’s Charlotte Hogg for Bank of England post

    Mark Carney, the governor-designate of the Bank of England, has made his first senior appointment, recruiting Charlotte...

  33. June 17, 2013

    Top universities admitting fewer poor students

    Russell Group universities are admitting fewer poor students than a decade ago despite widespread efforts to increase social...

  34. June 13, 2013

    MBA Jobs Clinic 2013 - Derek Walker

    Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Jobs Clinic 2013. Are you an MBA graduate still looking for a job? Or are you...

  35. May 30, 2013

    NSAID painkillers increase risk of heart attacks by a third

    The painkillers most commonly prescribed for arthritis patients significantly increase their risk of heart attacks,...

  36. May 24, 2013

    What’s on Susan Greenfield’s mind?

    Developing the first effective test and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Unravelling the mystery of human consciousness....

  37. May 19, 2013

    Global warming likely to be slower than predicted, scientists say

    The earth may warm at a slightly slower rate in coming decades than scientists were predicting six years ago, according to a...

  38. April 28, 2013

    A light on India’s Dickensian underworld

    At Work in the Informal Economy of India: A Perspective from the Bottom Up, by Jan Breman, Oxford University Press...

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