News in brief: 30/11/09

Glasgow University hosts malaria conference The University of Glasgow has hosted a successful meeting of the European Virtual Institute for Malaria Research, (EVIMalaR) which saw the University welcome some of the world’s leading malaria research scientists. EVIMalaR consists of…

20th Century faux pas

An interesting development in the future of news media emerged this month, when Rupert Murdoch not only made further threats to charge for all online content on The Sunday Times’ website, but also declared that he would have all…

SLC fat cat-astrophe

The news that the Student Loans Company (SLC) paid its staff almost £2 million in bonuses last year is difficult to accept when there are still tens of thousands of students still waiting for their financial support. It is…