The perception that MBA programmes turn out ruthless, power-hungry egoists whose only attitude to business is how to make money could be true, according to the latest research from the Aspen Institute's Initiative for Social Innovation.
A research centre focusing on e-business in Europe has been launched by Iese Business School in Barcelona and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Newcastle University is to launch England's first degree in traditional folk music, with some of the country's finest singers and instrumentalists hired as tutors.
Police investigating how Stephen Hawking, the cosmologist, suffered injuries requiring hospital treatment have found no evidence that he had been attacked.
SUNDAY TIMES 12 November 2000
Scientists are proposing to recreate the lethal 1918 flu virus in the laboratory, a move that has divided the academic community.