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Science, maths and engineering graduates are “brightest” students

A report conducted at Duke University indicates that students studying maths, science or engineering degrees are among the most intelligent members of society. Humanities students ranked in the middle of the data, while education and agriculture students came consistently at the bottom. Dr. Jonathan Wai, a research scientist at Duke University, in North Carolina, conducted…

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Gender and science: glass ceiling or sticky floor?

On 19th November there will be various events for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day at UEA which will include raising awareness of opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) based subjects. People working in Stem careers provide society with necessities such as water, energy, transport and healthcare equipment – so why aren’t the proportions…

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Education Secretary: arts subjects are not “useful”

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has caused controversy after she recently said that studying arts or humanities subjects made it harder for students to find work in later life, and they should instead study science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) subjects. “If you didn’t know what you wanted to do… then the arts and the humanities…

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