From today's UK papers

November 28, 2000


Most British employees are satisfied at work even though they are under greater stress than ten years ago, according to research from the University of Warwick

Rikkyo University, Japan, claims to have become the first in the world to use internet-capable mobile phones to increase communication between students and professors


Andrew Oswald, professor of economics at Warwick University, argues that the only way to safeguard the future of British universities is to give vice-chancellors a substantial pay rise

John Kay, who resigned as head of the Said Business School, explains why Oxford will not compete internationally until it ditches its medieval management system


Poor performance at school, not universities admission officers' bias, is the main reason why so few young people from low-income families reach higher education, according to research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation


Half of all adults say they will be online within six months, a study of Britain's internet habits has found


Women who suffer from migraine are twice as likely to have an attack during the first two days of a period as during the rest of the month, researchers from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia suggest


Class divisions in British society are more pronounced over attitudes to Europe and social questions than to economic and tax policy, according to the latest social attitudes survey ( Financial Times, Guardian )

A gene therapy for the most common form of muscular dystrophy has been developed by scientists from the University of Pittsburgh, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the fight against the disease ( Daily Telegraph, Times )

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