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Future Asset Classroom

Young investors battle to win Scots schools contest

Future Asset shortlists Scottish candidates for the next generation of female investors SCHOOLGIRLS from across Scotland are battling for recognition as the country’s most...
Eliot House, Harvard University

Drop-outs made good: Harvard is still the alma-mater to have

NEW research reveals that three drop-outs from Harvard University are now worth a combined $300bn plus. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz all dropped...
Impact 12 members

Universities team-up to launch investment fund

TWELVE leading UK universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, have joined forces to create an investment fund. The 10-year, multi-million-pound Impact 12 fund will support social...
two mallards in flight over water

Bright idea to combat flying foes

By HAL WILLIAMS WAGENINGEN University in the Netherlands has found a hi-tech means of virus-prevention. And no, this has nothing to do with Covid. The virus...
King's College London

King’s Business School co-ordinates study for embattled entrepreneurs

KING’S Business School in London is calling on entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in a study to help business owners survive the COVID-19 crisis. With livelihoods...
Diamond Light Source Macromolecular Crystallography

AI to the rescue? Oxford-based firm enters partnership to crack COVID-19

AN AI-DRIVEN drug-discovery company in the UK has entered a joint initiative to advance compounds that could treat COVID-19. Oxford-based Exscientia has teamed-up with Diamond...

Get with the programme for real active business learning

BV’s HEATHER LEAH SMITH sits down, faces the front, takes out her exercise book and has a look at education trends MONOTONOUS lectures and rote...

International students flock to US university to unlock potential – and...

MIT, with its reputation for academic rigor and innovation, attracts graduate students from around the world. It can be worthwhile, it can be fun,...

Too darned hot… how our inner thermostat affects behaviour

Could good air-conditioning be the key to better customer service? IN THE summer of 2010, Moscow experienced its worst heat wave in centuries. Air-conditioning and...
Port, containers, trade

New ICC business guide demystifies international trade agreements

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organisation, has released the first volume of Business Guide to Trade and Investment, a nuts...