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    1. June 24, 2015

      Industry fights back against corrosion

      An engineer on a North Sea oil rig drops his spanner, scratching some pipework. Unseen, corrosion begins to set in: leading...

    2. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2015

      Come along and throw the first stone

      From: xxxxxx Sent: Friday, 5 June 2015 16:01 To: Martin Wolf; Gillian Tett Reply To: xxxxxx Subject: Camp Alphaville OMG! As...

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    1. The Future of the University

      Western economies are vying to attract a growing pool of youngsters looking to study a...
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    1. June 18, 2015

      Singaporean teaching methods improve UK maths skills

      A scheme to help English schoolchildren improve their maths by copying Singaporean teaching methods has led to an...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Paid to advise on the ‘right’ nursery

      Cambridge university, then Deutsche Bank. This was the future one father working in the City of London told Sabine Hook he...

    3. May 5, 2015

      Volcanic activity detected on distant planet

      Astronomers have for the first time observed changing conditions on a solid planet far beyond our solar system. The planet,...

    4. May 1, 2015

      UK criminals swap traditional methods for digital misdeeds

      More than half of convicted cyber criminals have records for “traditional” offences such as theft and burglary, according to...

    5. MBA blog

      April 20, 2015

      The term with the most moving parts

      Two thirds through my MBA and things are dovetailing into a final term filled with opportunities and answers. This past term...

    6. The World

      April 2, 2015

      Will the robots come and take our jobs?

      The publication of “The Second Machine Age” by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson last year sparked a debate over the...

    7. March 13, 2015

      Cambridge university warns of student intake cut if funding falls

      The University of Cambridge will consider reducing its undergraduate intake if higher education funding is cut after the...

    8. February 23, 2015

      European market for online alternative finance surges

      The European market for online alternative finance grew by 144 per cent last year to almost €3bn and could hit €7bn this...

    9. February 22, 2015

      Women in Business — Miranda Brawn

      Miranda Brawn is director of legal and transaction management at Daiwa Capital Markets and an MBA graduate of Westminster...

    10. February 16, 2015

      UK unveils dementia drug discovery centres

      Britain will launch on Monday what its proponents say will be the world’s most ambitious attempt to discover drugs for...

    11. January 12, 2015

      Facebook understands you better than your spouse

      Ever feel misunderstood by colleagues, friends or even your spouse? Perhaps a computer, with a little help from your social...

    12. January 4, 2015

      Around the world in pursuit of an MBA

      Tony Mullen may be one of the world’s most travelled commuters. Each month the Australia-based chief operating officer of...

    13. December 7, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday — Dec 8 Exercise your brain Paul Zak, an expert in neuroeconomics, is visiting the University of Oxford Saïd Business...

    14. November 30, 2014

      London Business School tops 2014 FT European ranking

      London Business School is top of the 2014 FT ranking of European business schools, regaining the position it last held in...

    15. November 24, 2014

      Public sector urged to back innovators as funding falls

      Government departments must get better at promoting innovation amid falling spending on research and development, according...

    16. MBA blog

      November 23, 2014

      Practising my pitch

        The last few weeks have been a blur, but one relatively common theme has been pitching, either to people, companies or...

    17. November 21, 2014

      Ukip given low marks by Cambridge students

      Ukip is failing to attract support from the next generation of aspiring political leaders which has an optimistic and...

    18. October 19, 2014

      Trium tops FT Executive MBA programme rankings 2014

      For the first time in six years, a new challenger has topped the FT’s ranking of executive MBA programmes. The 2014 ranking...

    19. October 19, 2014

      Copycats are an unsuccessful breed

      Active fund managers who attempt to copy the investment strategies of better-performing rivals directly have little chance...

    20. October 7, 2014

      How universities are using bold campus architecture to market themselves

      Universities have always used architecture as marketing. From the massive brick towers and shady arcades of Bologna to the...

    21. October 5, 2014

      Women in Business – ShaoLan Hsueh, MBA graduate

      ShaoLan Hsueh is an MBA graduate of National Chenghi University in Taiwan and founder of Chineasy, a social project for...

    22. October 3, 2014

      Ann Dowling, an engineer with a mission

      On the morning after her inauguration as first female president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Dame Ann Dowling...

    23. September 16, 2014

      Brace of British universities ranked in global top three

      Two of the world’s three top universities are British, according to an annual survey of the world’s leading higher education...

    24. September 12, 2014

      Aveva falls after contracts delay warning

      Shares in engineering software specialist Aveva plunged by a quarter on Friday after it warned of delayed contracts and...

    25. September 10, 2014

      Cambridge puts record sums into high-tech ventures

      The University of Cambridge has invested a record amount this year to turn nerdy academics into high-tech entrepreneurs,...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. MBA blog

      June 18, 2014

      MBA applications Q&A

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 15:59 on 18 Jun 2014. Are you thinking of applying to study for an...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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)...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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....

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