High-skilled visa requests likely to exceed supply

The U.S. Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and ...

UK study highlights action needed to maximise economic recovery

(Phys.org)—A new study from the University of Aberdeen published today highlights the substantial remaining potential from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) but concludes that, if long term economic recovery is to be maximised, ...

Culture thriving in age of austerity

(Phys.org)—In a recently published paper, Andy Pratt, Professor of Culture, Media and Economy at King's, argues that the relationship between culture and the economy has changed, challenging the popular view that, in times ...

Thanksgiving steals sales from Black Friday

Thanksgiving shopping on Thursday took a noticeable bite out of Black Friday's start to the holiday season, as the latest survey found retail sales in stores fell slightly from last year.

Obama's victory photo most retweeted, shared ever

A moving photo posted by President Barack Obama on his Twitter and Facebook pages just as TV networks announced his victory has made social media history as the most retweeted and shared ever.

One million UK jobs depend on physics, report reveals

A new report from the Institute of Physics (IOP) shows that 4% of employees in the UK work in companies that would not exist without the physics base, or without employees that have an advanced understanding of physics.

What are the effects of the Great Recession on local governments?

A new issue of State and Local Government Review (SLGR) documents the crisis affecting city and county governments following the Great Recession. Published this month, the issue examines the severity and potentially lasting ...

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