British women scientists researching cures to the world’s most deadly diseases are less likely to receive funding than their male counterparts, and also receive significantly smaller sums, a study has found.
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Sunday 02 December 2012
‘Am I the new David Attenborough? Those shoes will never be filled’
Thursday 29 November 2012
There’s a new generation of top-class teachers who are giving a boost to vital EBacc subjects
Friday 16 November 2012
Scientists have found evidence that human ancestors used stone-tipped weapons 200,000 years earlier than once thought, findings that may change notions about the capabilities of prehistoric people.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Hannah Larsen is bringing a taste of CSI to the south coast of England
Thursday 08 November 2012
Thursday 25 October 2012
MBA Student of the Year highlights role of soft skills, says Russ Thorne
Thursday 11 October 2012
Tito Akindele is highly qualified. So why has he come back for more?
Monday 08 October 2012
Sir John Gurdon is a remarkable man. Not only has he won this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology, but he intends to spend his half-share of the estimated £750,000 prize on funding PhD students in their fourth year, when normal funding usually dries up. This extraordinary act of generosity is typical of the 79-year-old, who still works full time in his Cambridge laboratory.
Friday 05 October 2012
When Grant Shapps rises from his platform seat at Birmingham's conference centre on Sunday to open the Conservative Party festivities, it will be the latest highlight on a remarkable CV.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Actor Colin Firth has condemned “the cruelty” of a Home Office decision to deport a seriously ill woman to Nigeria, where doctors say she may die because of the limited availability of affordable healthcare.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Graduates can benefit from staying in higher education, says Paul Dinsdale
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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