There is a fascinating article on the BBC today, which shows that the number of PhDs funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is being cut from 2,902 to 1,900. How is this going to increase the manufacturing base?
cantankerous is sure that there will won’t be a one-third reduction in the number of [...]
From Enron to News
cantankerous is always interested in the background of lawyers in the news. Interesting, isn’t it, that Jon Chapman, the News International Director of Legal Affairs, to whom the correspondence in Robert Peston’s ‘smoking gun’ News of the World police corruption scoop is addressed, worked as a senior in-house solicitor at Enron from 1996 until [...]