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Chandigarh: 12,000 aspirants appear for defence academy exam | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: More than 12,000 candidates thronged the 36 centres set up in the UT for National Defence Academy (NDA) examination conducted by the Union Public Service in Chandigarh. UT was the only place in Punjab and Haryana to have centres for the exam. The NDA examination is conducted in two slots where Paper-I consists of …

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NTSE 2020 Exam: Students involved in Reasoning and Mathematics at NTSE

Nationwide Expertise Search Examination (NTSE) by the State Council for Schooling Analysis and Coaching (SCERT) 2019 Part I and Nationwide Revenue-cum-Benefit Scholarship Examination (NMMSS) 2019 Examination was held on Sunday. Facilities have been made throughout the state 96 and 11 in Patna. Many of the candidates who returned from the examination mentioned that the query …

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Kenya: New Programme Seeks to Improve Maths Skills

A programme that seeks to improve learning outcomes in mathematics in primary schools in four counties in marginalised areas has been stepped amid poor performance in the subject in national examinations. The programme that is being implemented by Whizz Education with support from United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) in collaboration with Kenya government …

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Saybrook wins Sheffield Society House Prize

Jack Devlin Saybrook College ended Davenport’s four-year-long claim of the Sheffield Society House Prize — a title given to the residential college with the highest standing in scholarship in courses in science, mathematics and engineering. On Nov. 8, Saybrook Dean Ferentz Lafargue emailed the Saybrook community to tell them that their college was the recipient …

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How China makes it possible for a German to study ancient Indian math in its university

An international student reads in front of the Johns Hopkins University – Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg Text Size: A- A+ China’s universities are doing transformative research work today. But this change didn’t occur overnight. Soon after its …

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In December, Rediet Abebe Will Become the First Black Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Cornell

Last Monday at 11 a.m., Rediet Abebe grad presented her thesis to a room full of supporters representing disciplines and educational levels from across the university. In December, she will become the first black woman to graduate with a Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell. Her presentation, entitled “Designing Algorithms for Social Good” was her …

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Brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability — ScienceDaily

In 1992, Teen Talk Barbie was released with the controversial voice fragment, “Math class is hard.” While the toy’s release met with public backlash, this underlying assumption persists, propagating the myth that women do not thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) fields due to biological deficiencies in math aptitude. Jessica Cantlon at Carnegie …

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