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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. MBA blog

    June 18, 2014

    MBA applications 2014

    Are you thinking of applying to study for an MBA? Are you cramming for your GMAT or GRE test? These and other questions are...

  2. June 16, 2014

    Q&A: MBA Applications 2014

    Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Q&A on applying to business school. Are you thinking of applying to study for...

  3. June 3, 2014

    Cambridge vice-chancellor attacks UK migration targets

    The vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge has criticised government immigration controls, saying he “abhors” the...

  4. May 29, 2014

    Gustav Metzger: Lift Off!

    Gustav Metzger’s first display of liquid crystal experiments took place in 1965 during his lecture “The Chemical Revolution...

  5. May 26, 2014

    Gustav Metzger: Lift Off!, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK – review

    Gustav Metzger’s first display of liquid crystal experiments took place in 1965 during his lecture “The Chemical Revolution...

  6. May 23, 2014

    Fine wine’s asset value is not just a matter of taste

    In vino veritas. Investors have always seen a measure of truth in fine wine. Like gold, it can grow in value, even if it is...

  7. May 22, 2014

    Nafis Alam, Nottingham University Business School

    Nafis Alam’s faculty profile reveals that he is an associate professor at the Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)...

  8. May 9, 2014

    Science: Y-spy – a closer look at chromosomes

    Three scientific papers about the Y chromosome, which determines maleness in humans and most other mammals, should lay to...

  9. Business Blog

    May 1, 2014

    Can banking clean up its act? A speech by Lionel Barber

    A speech by Lionel Barber, Financial Times editor, at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, May 1, 2014. An accompanying...

  10. March 23, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – March 24 Invest in Australia Paul Bloxham, chief economist at HSBC Bank, is speaking at Curtin Graduate School of...

  11. March 7, 2014

    Academic sector rewards selfishness and must rethink its values

    The UK’s higher education system is highly regarded around the world and contributes more than £3bn annually to the economy....

  12. 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...

  13. March 5, 2014

    Church of England should heed Yale’s exposure to alternatives

    If it goes ahead and buys into alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equities, the Church of England will be...

  14. February 17, 2014

    Scientists link stress hormone to financial crisis

    The stress that financial traders suffer during periods of high volatility in the markets reduces their appetite for risk,...

  15. January 26, 2014

    Endowments are of more than academic interest

    University endowments are of much more than academic interest. Indeed the biggest – led by Yale and Harvard – have long been...

  16. January 26, 2014

    Cambridge university seeks to emulate US Ivy League fundraising

    Cambridge university is preparing for a big fundraising drive that will seek to emulate the US Ivy League’s successes in...

  17. beyondbrics

    January 20, 2014

    Amartya Sen takes aim at Indian media

    When he speaks, the Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen usually creates a stir and even a giggle – it was no different at Jaipur...

  18. MBA blog

    December 4, 2013

    European Business Schools Q&A

    Are you considering studying at a European business school? Why are business schools in the UK, France and Germany...

  19. November 17, 2013

    Liverpool aims to be ‘global hotspot’ for manufacturing

    Liverpool, home of the Range Rover Evoque and the Jacob’s cream cracker, is aiming to become a “global hotspot” for...

  20. November 12, 2013

    Alastair Campbell to praise Ed Miliband for taking on newspapers

    Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former media chief, will on Wednesday praise Ed Miliband for taking on the journalistic...

  21. beyondbrics

    October 16, 2013

    Ukraine oligarch Firtash backs new UK charm offensive

    Firtash: brighter side The first associations that come to mind for many Brits when Ukraine is mentioned are likely things...

  22. October 10, 2013

    Cambridge start-ups get £50m

    Cambridge University has backed a £50m technology investment company, alongside Arm Holdings and some of the city’s leading...

  23. MBA blog

    October 1, 2013

    Don't network, make friends

    Cruising over the Atlantic at more than 30,000ft, a cacophony of nostalgic thoughts kept invading my mind. Stepping out from...

  24. MBA blog

    September 16, 2013

    One week before it all begins

    Ranging from excitement to anxiety, the pre-MBA multitude of emotions toasts the season. There is energy, enthusiasm and...

  25. September 13, 2013

    Lord Bilimoria: a heady brew of beer and politics

    Lord Karan Bilimoria is the founder and chairman of Cobra Beer. He developed the beverage in 1989 to complement Indian food...

  26. September 4, 2013

    Typing app SwiftKey raises £11m

    A virtual smartphone keyboard that has become one of the most popular apps on Android handsets has attracted £11.3m in...

  27. FT Data

    August 7, 2013

    Hospital deaths and the concept of the average

    Last month, in advance of a report on 14 hospital trusts with relatively high death rates, it was widely reported that there...

  28. July 3, 2013

    US group reels in Prince Charles’s fishing rod maker

    Hardy & Greys, the 141-year-old fishing rod and tackle maker, has been bought by Pure Fishing, a subsidiary of Jarden Corp...

  29. 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...

  30. May 23, 2013

    Interview – with Margaret Cole, former FSA ‘enforcer’

    Margaret Cole demonstrated the importance of having a strong message when she went for a top job at the now-abolished...

  31. April 15, 2013

    A disregard for business schools

    It is the fourth-largest economy in the world, the largest in Europe and the second-largest exporter but there is at least...

  32. March 29, 2013

    How to make the most of ‘wild wealth’

    Under the wide green umbrella of the Panamanian rainforest, the only signs of human intrusion are yellow, orange and blue...

  33. March 26, 2013

    MBA and Sport

    For some, studying for an MBA involves a busy schedule of classes, group projects, internships and social events. For...

  34. March 21, 2013

    Ancient universe revealed by cosmic map

    The European Space Agency has published the most detailed map so far of the oldest light in the sky, which holds the secrets...

  35. March 20, 2013

    West should send scientists to China

    Sixty years ago, Francis Crick and James Watson announced their discovery of the structure of DNA. The academics themselves...

  36. FT Alphaville

    March 11, 2013

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP FT markets round-up: “After a slower start to the global session, stocks on Wall Street rebounded, pushing the S&P...

  37. March 11, 2013

    Facebook reveals secrets you haven’t shared

    The increasing amount of personal information that can be gleaned by computer programs that track how people use Facebook...

  38. February 11, 2013

    Maryland’s Smith school on the hunt for its next dean

    Anand Anandalingam is to step down as dean of the Smith school at the University of Maryland on June 30, 2013, after five...

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