Getting Even

I hope by the time you are reading this you will already have seen this powerful and riveting speech by Emma Watson on gender equality. If you haven’t seen it, you should watch it now. 

I wholeheartedly agreed with and support every word and I am going to do something about it.

Continue reading “Getting Even”

Advertisements

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

British PhD-qualified scientists are amongst the most productive in the world, so why are so many being forced out of scientific research by an unstable career structure?

Continue reading “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”

Which A-Levels should you study if you want to get into a top university?

Note added May 2019: This blog post is now over 8 years old and the official advice of the Russell Group has now been superseded. You may still find the ideas useful, but please refer to up-to-date guidance and University prospectuses for the latest information. The facilitating subjects highlighted here are still very useful and versatile subjects to study at A-level. Not all your choices need to be facilitating subjects.

I don’t think university is for everyone, but I do believe that in every school in the country there are young people who would enjoy university life, who would succeed academically and who would benefit enormously from doing a degree. At the moment, students from many schools are missing out. Continue reading “Which A-Levels should you study if you want to get into a top university?”