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  1. September 21, 2014

    Evaluating emotional intelligence can be testing

    Last year the head of Google’s HR department – dubbed its “people operations” division – suggested that traditional...

  2. September 7, 2014

    Women in Business – Kate Battle, MBA student

    Kate Battle is an MBA student on Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business cross continent MBA programme and team leader of...

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  1. Education in the Arab World

    Literacy rates are low across the region and young people lack the skills their econom...
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  1. September 5, 2014

    Critics fume over WHO call for curbs on ecigarette sales

    The debate over the safety of electronic cigarettes – and how they should be regulated – intensified on Friday as a panel of...

  2. September 1, 2014

    Mind tricks at work

    There are many ways of dealing with extreme stress at work: chatting around the water cooler with colleagues or sharing the...

  3. August 8, 2014

    UK universities offer cash and memberships to lure bright students

    British universities are competing to attract the brightest students with offers of laptops, cash prizes and sports club...

  4. July 6, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – July 7 Consider an MBA MIT Sloan on the Road presentations arrive in Paris. Each year the US business school hosts...

  5. June 18, 2014

    Five-year-olds encouraged to set up businesses

    Children as young as five are to be encouraged to set up mini-businesses under Downing Street proposals to inject...

  6. May 20, 2014

    Angry economics students are naive – and mostly right

    Students of economics are in revolt – again. A few years ago, even before the crisis, they established an “autistic...

  7. May 16, 2014

    Economics: Change of course

    When Yuan Yang began her economics course in autumn 2008, she was shocked that within the cloisters of Balliol College,...

  8. May 15, 2014

    Upwardly mobile - pop-up stores rise to retail challenge

    Standing inside a converted shipping container, Paul Hurley, the founder of Dum Dums Donutterie, talks customers through his...

  9. May 12, 2014

    Brain science fires up the neurons of managers

    Every day David Amodio comes face to face with prejudice − not in the form of insults and put-downs – but as hotspots and...

  10. April 29, 2014

    English National Opera aims to lure masses with musicals and meals

    Facing calls to bolster its finances and cut its reliance on subsidies, English National Opera hopes to generate fresh funds...

  11. Money Supply

    April 22, 2014

    A post-crash manifesto to rebuild economics

    Undergraduate economics teaching has taken a (deserved) bashing since the crisis from some high-profile names in academia...

  12. April 8, 2014

    Students’ hopes dashed over ‘crash’ course in economics teaching

    The international financial crisis has sparked calls for a radical rethink of economics teaching, with critics calling for...

  13. April 3, 2014

    How to cheat a psychometric test

    The plight of the Co-operative Bank and the fall of Paul Flowers, its chairman, who faces allegations of buying illegal...

  14. March 30, 2014

    Capital ideas: London’s new Tech Cities

    Clerkenwell The Vibe: Fashionable tech. Clerkenwell attracts companies that have outgrown their space in Shoreditch – or are...

  15. March 28, 2014

    Big data: are we making a big mistake?

    Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific...

  16. March 27, 2014

    Novo Nordisk joins fight against diabetes epidemic in cities

    Novo Nordisk is to team up with some of the world’s biggest cities to find ways of tackling diabetes, amid warnings that the...

  17. March 26, 2014

    Gut instinct beats psychometric testing

    Faced with a plethora of tools to evaluate job candidates, recruiters appear to be throwing up their hands and going with...

  18. March 21, 2014

    Nice to rethink valuations of drugs for NHS

    A looming review of how the NHS values drugs will be closely watched as a test of whether the UK can find a way to balance...

  19. March 21, 2014

    No high-speed line to an oasis of prosperity

    “HS2 chief envisages benefits across north ” Financial Times, March 18 I’m buzzin’ for high-speed rail, like the rest of...

  20. March 12, 2014

    How to manage technophobes (or survive as a Luddite)

    When it comes to technology, the business world is high on neophilia. We laud early adopters and dismiss those with a more...

  21. 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...

  22. February 28, 2014

    ‘Muddling through’ is the new politics

    “New Poll Finds Americans View Death of Close Relative More Favorably Than Congress,” headlined the American satirical...

  23. FT Alphaville

    February 17, 2014

    Guest post: Back to the future with Scottish currency

    The following is a guest post from Chris Cook, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Security and Resilience Studies...

  24. February 6, 2014

    Circassia to raise £175m in biggest UK biotech float in years

    An Oxford-based company, developing a cure for hay fever and cat allergies, is set to launch the biggest UK biotech float...

  25. January 29, 2014

    Japan team discovers new technique to make stem cells

    Researchers in Japan have discovered a remarkably simple new way to make embryo-like stem cells: by exposing blood cells...

  26. January 28, 2014

    Medical advances at risk from attacks on patent system

    Advances in medical science risk being slowed by attacks on the global patent system, UK experts have warned, amid growing...

  27. January 27, 2014

    Google makes £400m move in quest for artificial intelligence

    What do you get if you combine the insights of a neuroscientist, an artificial intelligence programmer, a computer games...

  28. January 27, 2014

    Google buys UK artificial intelligence start-up

    Google has made its largest European acquisition yet with the purchase of DeepMind, an artificial intelligence start-up...

  29. January 24, 2014

    World Bank climate change envoy Rachel Kyte on her new mission

    On a wintry morning in Washington DC (the area is awaiting a fresh blast of Arctic air and a 40F plunge in temperatures)...

  30. January 5, 2014

    Use your head when going with your gut

    In his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell asserted that snap decisions could be better than decisions made slowly and with...

  31. January 3, 2014

    How to win, lose and use money in a novel way

    Money – and the unfairness of its distribution – is much on our minds at the moment. Particularly, it boils the minds of the...

  32. January 2, 2014

    Encouraging entrepreneurs keeps companies forever young

    Encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit among staff is vital to keeping companies forever youthful, according to experts in...

  33. December 20, 2013

    Science: can emotions be inherited?

    Researchers have transmitted fear of a specific smell down two generations of mice, using a mechanism of inheritance that...

  34. December 18, 2013

    UCL sets up big data institute with Reed Elsevier

    University College London will set up a UCL Big Data Institute in collaboration with Reed Elsevier, a research information...

  35. December 11, 2013

    Is career success down to genes or environment?

    Lesley Uren and I were destined never to see eye-to-eye. PA Consulting Group’s talent management expert believes certain...

  36. December 4, 2013

    Cultural and educational hub to be built on London Olympics site

    A cultural and educational hub is to be constructed on the site of London’s 2012 Olympics inspired by the collection of...

  37. December 4, 2013

    Building on London’s scientific tradition

    London has been a powerhouse of science and technology for more than a century, from medicine in its teaching hospitals to...

  38. November 17, 2013

    Economics explains our world – but economics degrees don’t

    This could be a golden age for economics. Recent advances in theory, economic history and quantitative methods have provided...

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