Subjects and benefits

August 11, 2000

It is a sad state of affairs that Madsen Pirie feels it necessary to explain that 5 per cent means "one in 20". Or was this an interpolation by a copy editor with an accurate assessment of The THES readership?

David Barron Professor of computer science University of Southampton

Please Login or Register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments