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    1. FT Alphaville

      August 14, 2015

      Opening Quote: Fusing a bright future

      Sign up for the full Opening Quote email here From small acorns grow mighty oaks– Sometimes. First Light Fusion, a...

    2. Nick Butler

      August 3, 2015

      The reports are false – coal burns on

      Casual readers of the media coverage of the energy business could be forgiven for getting the impression that the coal...

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      Urbanisation, poor diet and failure to exercise have led to record levels of obesity, ...
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    1. FT Data

      May 13, 2015

      Ireland is the wealthiest economy in Europe...or not

      Gross domestic product (GDP) – the product generated in a country- is similar to the gross national product (GNP) – the...

    2. May 1, 2015

      Richard Burton, Victorian explorer

      In 1842, a group of Oxford dons glanced up from their game of bowls to see a horse trotting out of the main gates of...

    3. March 22, 2015

      Lady Judge stirs things up at the UK’s Institute of Directors

      Lady Barbara Judge cuts an unlikely figure at the Institute of Directors’ grand headquarters in London’s Pall Mall. Not...

    4. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2015

      Indian education offers women the upper hand in marriage market

      Given the problems of female infanticide and sex-selective abortions in India you might think that the country would...

    5. January 9, 2015

      Tuition-free university to develop MBA degrees

      Entrepreneur Shai Reshef has many reasons to be happy. In 2014, he achieved his long-term goal of gaining accreditation...

    6. MBA blog

      December 18, 2014

      The new to-do list

      Michaelmas Term (the first term at the University of Oxford) is saying its last goodbyes and with those goodbyes the...

    7. The World

      December 18, 2014

      Will Ireland's banking inquiry go the distance?

      By Vincent Boland It is the event that the Irish cannot put behind them. Six years ago, the country’s banks collapsed,...

    8. December 7, 2014

      Dean, businessman and social entrepreneur

      Business school deans are well versed in preaching the virtues of teaching entrepreneurship. Peter Tufano, dean of...

    9. November 21, 2014

      The new Jacob Bronowski archive

      The archive of Jacob Bronowski In the November of 1945, Jacob Bronowski went to Hiroshima and Nagasaki as part of the...

    10. November 13, 2014

      Regenerative medicine offers life-changing diabetes treatment

      The discovery in 1998 of a way to extract and grow human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) was hailed as the dawn of an era...

    11. August 10, 2014

      Civil service to ‘get serious’ about big projects

      The government has turned to one of the world’s leading business schools as it seeks to build a new cadre of civil...

    12. July 18, 2014

      Tony O’Reilly, tycoon who gambled and lost

      Earlier this year, a discreet classified advertisement appeared in the pages of the Irish Times. “For sale. Private...

    13. beyondbrics

      June 3, 2014

      Bangladesh: infrastructure, corruption and the struggle to diversify

      Anyone reading about Bangladesh would be forgiven for thinking it’s a one-industry country. And when it comes to...

    14. FT Alphaville

      May 28, 2014

      HFT, bitcoin and the path towards mouse designed meta-experimentation

      We’ve been wondering about the consequences of paradoxical markets here at FT Alphaville, especially as financial...

    15. FT Alphaville

      April 29, 2014

      Robots, jobs and TFL strikes

      On a morning which saw London grind to a halt because of a two-day strike by Transport for London workers protesting...

    16. April 14, 2014

      A nod to the power of humour

      To Trinity College, Oxford to give a talk at the UK Speechwriters’ Guild’s annual conference for speechwriters and...

    17. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2014

      Guest post: India's election to drive a fourth wave?

      By Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital Of the eight elections that India has seen since 1984, seven have produced...

    18. MBA blog

      April 1, 2014

      Oxford plays to win

      I was back on one of those long haul flights again. This time around, no snowstorms and I actually managed to reach...

    19. beyondbrics

      March 19, 2014

      Guest post: Mexico's antitrust bill is at odds with the truth

      By Dr Assimakis Komninos of University College, London and Professor Anne Perrot of University Paris I Pantheon –...

    20. Off Message

      February 10, 2014

      Is your job safe in the second machine age?

      If you believe the hype, this is what the second machine age looks like: The chart and key are taken from “The Future...

    21. The World

      January 23, 2014

      Davos dilemmas: Black bag confusion

      (c) WEF One of the excitements of being a Davos delegate is when you are presented with all your kit at the beginning...

    22. Off Message

      January 14, 2014

      The truth about the truth about immigration

      What do Britons think about immigration? The subject is rarely out of the news, despite the common claim that it is...

    23. MBA blog

      December 30, 2013

      A brief history of the Michaelmas term

      The speed of time is incredible. The Michaelmas term is over, meaning I have completed eight courses, one venture...

    24. 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...

    25. November 17, 2013

      MBA Gender Gap

      As part of our MBA Gender Gap week, 10 of our MBA bloggers are taking part in a series of live interactive blog...

    26. The World

      November 5, 2013

      Gay marriage: the next battle over Irish social values

      (Getty) By Jamie Smyth, Ireland correspondent Ireland has decided to hold a referendum to change its constitution to...

    27. October 3, 2013

      Differing stance reflects deep differences

      Exchanges’ differing approaches to dual-class shareholdings reflect some deep differences in how various markets seek...

    28. Money Supply

      September 30, 2013

      That Jordà and Taylor paper on austerity

      On Thursday evening, I put out the following tweet after reading Martin Wolf’s trenchant column on austerity. It was a...

    29. September 25, 2013

      Polar explorer warms to his new career

      The first time I met former Arctic explorer Pen Hadow, he told me women were often better at polar exploration than...

    30. August 9, 2013

      Lunch with the FT: Emile Simpson

      When the veteran military historian Professor Michael Howard raves about a book by a little-known, 30-year-old...

    31. August 4, 2013

      Housing proposed to replace high street shops

      Failing high street shops should be converted into residential properties under plans being promoted by Nick Boles,...

    32. July 24, 2013

      Monumental ambitions

      Frank Gehry, the architect, does not like project managers, but over his career he has learnt a lot about project...

    33. MBA blog

      July 22, 2013

      Inspiration from an entrepreneur

      In late spring we were fortunate to attend the third and final lecture in the Pears Business School Lecture Series. The...

    34. FT Tech Hub

      June 27, 2013

      Computer scientist James Martin dies One of the world’s greatest computer scientists and prolific authors, Dr James Martin, has...

    35. June 4, 2013

      UK high streets to lose 5,000 shops in next five years

      British high streets are forecast to lose another 5,000 shops in the next five years, as stores – caught between...

    36. May 13, 2013

      Oxford’s Saïd school uses technology to link MBAs with alumni

      Virtually every business school talks about integrating management teaching with that of other university departments...

    37. May 5, 2013

      Royal Society attacks Prince Andrew’s election as fellow

      The Royal Society, the UK’s leading academy of scientists established in 1660, is to review its longstanding voting...

    38. May 3, 2013

      Asos an incongruous feature among small-cap gainers

      Asos was an incongruous feature among the small-cap gainers this week after the fashion website’s market value hit...

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