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Progress made on women in science – but much still to do

The academic fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – known as STEM – are becoming progressively more important to economies around the globe. But while the number of people working in STEM is increasing, women are still significantly under-represented and this gender disparity becomes more and more prominent at senior levels. Across the European… Read article ›

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For better societies, we need to teach the basics of citizenship

What are the key ingredients of citizenship in a democracy? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum has one answer: the provision of liberal education, emphasising critical thought and creativity, and not just a production line of ‘technical machines’ for the global market. For early 20th-century American educator John Dewey, this ‘liberal education’ is at its best when it… Read article ›