18 février 2017

Pleine conscience, éducation et responsabilité

The ConversationPar . J’apprécie au plus haut point la philosophie de l’« Education act » mis en place par la Finlande qui cherche à former des enfants épanouis pour qu’ils deviennent des adultes épanouis et responsables. Voir l'article...

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To get more women in STEM little girls need better role models

The ConversationBy . In the past 40 years, nothing has changed in the UK regarding equal pay for women – and there is still gender discrimination. More...

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Arguing over whether girls can’t or won’t study science stops us fixing the problem

The ConversationBy . After the expressions of joy or despair have faded away, A Level results day often serves to emphasise the startling gender gap in students studying science subjects. More...

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Ada Lovelace blazed a trail in science – we need more women to follow in her footsteps

The ConversationBy . Countess Lovelace (Augusta Ada Byron) was born in 1815, yet we celebrate her today as the world’s first programmer, or possibly as its first debugger. In 1843 she wrote a paper about a computer called the Analytical Engine that was never even built. More...

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Autistic academics give their thoughts on university life

The ConversationBy . Around 3% of students in higher education are autistic and universities are working hard to listen, understand and meet their needs. But the fact that autistic students can become autistic academics appears to have gone unnoticed. More...

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Why universities can’t take all the credit for graduate employment rates

The ConversationBy . This is probably a pretty sensible move, given that the 2016 University Employability Survey shows that employers of graduates ranked degree classifications fourth in their list of the most important recruitment criteria. More...

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Japanese universities struggle to find their place in the world

The ConversationBy . Japanese universities may have been born out of European models, but they have set down their own firm foundations since the opening of the University of Tokyo in 1877. More...

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Everything you need to know about fake degrees and the ‘universities’ awarding them

The ConversationBy . These were all trading names of the University Degree Programme, set up with websites looking like they were licensed universities. Thankfully, these fake institutions have all long since been shut down, though the qualifications they issued may still be in use. More...

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Kristen Stewart co-wrote a paper about AI in filmmaking – here’s what an academic expert thought

The ConversationBy . Many popular software programs, such as Adobe Photoshop and GIMP, already provide filters that can make photographs take on the general style of oil paintings, pen sketches, screen-prints or chalk drawings, for example. More...

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How research can lead to some extraordinary (and very unlikely) discoveries

The ConversationBy . When it comes to research, you never really know in which fantastic directions it might take you. A discovery in one research area can, many years later, change the world in another. More...

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