Friday, 22 November 2013

UK universities need to do more for the lost and indebted generation


As custodians of our future generation of political, media and business leaders, the new analysis of graduate employability and salaries, should be particularly worrying for universities.

Now, more than ever, we in universities need to help students maximise the value of their educational experience by providing a whole range of support which specifically enhances employability rather than just simply focus on lectures and libraries.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

In the war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria we need patient city investors


Medical researchers, particularly in London, are making real inroads into understanding how bacteria work, evolve and become resistant. These painstaking studies take years – sometimes decades – to conclude, but offer up exciting opportunities for the development of new treatments. 

But Marc Sidwell's article highlights very real concerns regarding antibiotic resistance and calls for more openness in regulation, to ensure technological advancement from research discovery.