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September 17, 2001

Holloway chief leaves for Liverpool
Drummond Bone, principal of Royal Holloway, University of London, is to be vice-chancellor of Liverpool University from September 2002. Philip Love, the current vice-chancellor, is retiring.

Scots demand study time for workers
Workers without Higher-level qualifications should have a statutory right to time off for learning, according to the Open University in Scotland.

Imperial scientists isolate cleft palate gene
Scientists at Imperial College, London, who have identified a gene that causes a rare form of cleft palate, today said the discovery might offer insights into human development. They found that the sex-linked form of cleft palate and an associated disorder called tongue-tie are caused by mutations in the T-box 22 gene.

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