From today's UK papers

November 20, 2000


Instituto de Empresa in Madrid is launching an international executive MBA with an online component

The American business school accreditation body has integrated its global arm into its mainstream activities, signalling a more aggressive approach to accrediting business schools outside the US

London Business School is the best European business school for research, according to an article published this autumn in Long Range Planning Magazine


Scientists from the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff are close to identifying a gene that predisposes people to develop Alzheimer's disease

Scientists at King's College, London, have discovered why one ecstasy pill can prove fatal in some young people. Findings show women are at greatest risk


Saint Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland, was crucified because a woman he converted refused her husband his conjugal rights, according to a theological study by Alastair McIntosh, a fellow of the Centre for Human Ecology in Edinburgh


Britain's best-known universities are falling behind their US counterparts, Andrew Oswald, a professor of economics at Warwick University, has said, after Oxford University was accused of "mediocrity"
( Independent , Daily Telegraph )

28,000 people are training to be teachers, the highest number for eight years, but still 1,500 short of the government's target, Estelle Morris, the schools minister, has said
( Financial Times , Guardian , Independent , Daily Telegraph , Times )

Men and women in their 50s are breaking out of the stereotypes of typical middle age, but their experiences increasingly depend on how well they have done at work and whether they stayed married, according to a report from the Economic and Social Research Council
( Financial Times , Guardian , Independent )

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