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Published: Mar 4, 2014 3:22:13 PM
Over half of PhD graduates now go into jobs outside academia. Huge improvements in the training of doctoral graduates deserve more attention from employers, says Professor David Bogle (Head of UCL Graduate School) in The Guardian. More...
Published: Mar 4, 2014 11:40:18 AM
Women are twice as likely than men to contract HIV during intercourse and according to the authors of a new US study, women who contract HIV while pregnant may be especially vulnerable and more likely to pass on the virus to their child than women who already had the virus writes Dr Claire Thorne (UCL Institute of Child Health) in The Conversation. More...
Published: Feb 26, 2014 3:03:13 PM
The domino effect of democracy on Russia's border threatens the entire system Putin has built since 2000 - and he will not let it go lightly writes Dr Andrew Wilson (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies) in The Independent. More...
Published: Feb 25, 2014 10:41:00 AM
In Uganda, the President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill which will punish same-sex relations with fourteen years' imprisonment. Next to this, Vladimir Putin’s support of the 2013 Russian legislation proscribing the “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships”, seems to pale in significance says Dr Michael Quinn (UCL Bentham Project) in The Conversation. More...
Published: Feb 25, 2014 10:40:17 AM