Tag: Testing

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Smart Campuses: Patronising or Supportive?

UEA is already its own mini city, a concrete jungle on a much smaller scale. If you wanted, you could live the entirety of your degree off the services provided by the campus. Whilst that does sound sheltered and largely dull, technology companies such as Future Cities are seeking to use campuses as microcosmic testing…

Science

UEA scientist to head breakthrough cancer research

Professor Dylan Edwards, the Chair of Cancer Studies in UEA’s School of Biological Sciences (BIO), has been awarded more than £90,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to investigate how people’s immune systems can be used to identify and target breast cancer. The charity Breast Cancer Now hope that the research will ensure that anyone…

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I’m at a top 1% uni – am I smarter than you?

All of our academic lives, it seems, revolve around rigorous and regular testing geared towards preparing us for the working world. Or, simply put, towards university. For this is seemingly the only credible destination for young people throughout their final years of compulsory schooling. Flashback to the personal statement workshops and higher education conventions that…

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