Science

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Instead of obsessing over learning facts, let’s teach children how to think | Jim Al-Khalili
Learning how to find things out is what the scientific method is all about. The curriculum would benefit from more of it, says theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili

Jim Al-Khalili

29, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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No, girls are not put off by ‘hard maths’, Katharine Birbalsingh | Letters
Letters: In response to the social mobility commissioner’s claim that girls are shunning physics because of its difficulty, Matthew Belmonte says we must make Stem classrooms welcoming places for all. Plus letters from Ruth Rising and Rachel Clark

Letters

28, Apr, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Richard Evans obituary
Other lives: Teacher whose passion for further education was fuelled by his experience of failing the 11-plus

Bec Evans

03, Apr, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Piers Nye obituary
Other lives: Physiology lecturer at Oxford University who won a lifetime achievement award for his teaching

Athar Yawar

17, Mar, 2022 @2:51 PM

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UK universities brace for impact of sanctions against Russia
Most academics back research boycott but ‘there is a case for maintaining ties’, says Oxford professor

Anna Fazackerley

04, Mar, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Dee Humphries obituary
Other lives: New Zealand-born science teacher who loved to travel even into old age

Clare Antenen

01, Mar, 2022 @9:52 PM

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Kevin Gornall obituary
Other lives: Engineering teacher dedicated to giving girls an opportunity to study science and technology

Becksy Olpin

27, Dec, 2021 @6:04 PM

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‘Exhilarating’ experiment: Australian students send bacteria into space to make yoghurt
Home-brewed yoghurt on International Space Station may be just a small leap for a group of budding scientists

Donna Lu

21, Dec, 2021 @8:12 AM

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Phil’s formula tattoo is still a talking point | Brief letters
Brief letters: Tattoos | Home economics | Guitar styles | Christmas visits

Letters

15, Dec, 2021 @6:15 PM

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Sir Eric Ash obituary
Leading figure in the field of electrical engineering whose work played a huge role in modern electronics

Polina Bayvel and Simon Bennett

25, Nov, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Female scientists strike success at the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka prizes
Women awarded in 10 of 16 award categories, while a STEM education program for remote Indigenous students was also recognised

Donna Lu

07, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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From mentos in a bottle to playing with rainbows: science experiments children can do at home
This Science Week, Dr Karl encourages parents and children to see ‘the beauty of doing physical experiments right at home’

Royce Kurmelovs

20, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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