Design Engine completes maths and science centre for Charterhouse School | Building

Design Engine has completed a £6 million science and mathematics centre for Charterhouse School nearly 10 years after the practice originally won an invited commission. The school wanted to change the way science subjects are taught by fostering inter-departmental collaboration, and to provide 50 per cent extra space overall. The new building provides seven chemistry laboratories, …

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Researchers study hysteresis in vaccination decisions

by Cassandra Thomas | 19 minutes ago Vaccines were first introduced two centuries ago as a disease prevention mechanism. Since then, medical professionals have used them routinely for their consistently safe and beneficial effects. However, recent research by mathematics professor Feng Fu and graduate student Xingru Chen has demonstrated that decreasing vaccination rates in developed …

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WBJEE 2019: Online application window closes today

WBJEE 2019: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) will be conducted on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Image source: gettyimages.in WBJEE 2019: The online application process for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) will be closed on Tuesday, January 22. The candidates can apply through the official website, wbjeeb.in. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) will be conducted …

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It’s a perfect day to stop driving carelessly – Chico Enterprise-Record

In the aftermath of the Camp Fire, there are more cars on our local roads than ever before. By a matter of simple mathematics, that also means means there are more careless drivers on our roads than ever before. It’s a bad combination, and it’s already having awful consequences. Sunday night, in rainy conditions on …

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Stuff for teens, for Jan. 22 | Journal-news

Couselors needed for Horseshoe Camp HORSESHOE — College students looking to challenge themselves and grow in an environment with the power to positively impact young lives will want to check out Horseshoe Leadership Center. We’re looking for college-age students who want to use their skills, energy, and passion for shaping a better world by influencing …

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Applied Mathematics Department incorporates female professors in STEM fields at U.Va.

Women make up less than of faculty in many STEM departments in the College at U.Va., and approximately a of engineering students are female. In contrast, over of the faculty in the applied mathematics, or APMA, department in the School of Engineering are women.  With 12 full time faculty, the APMA department has 7 female …

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Volunteers unite to clean up and uphold Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

BETHEL, N.C. (WNCT) – A diverse group of volunteers are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The federal holiday often referred to as ‘a day on not a day off’, provides an opportunity for community members to serve.  The saying is important for East Carolina freshman Mattie High.  “It’s important to uphold Dr. …

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Brunei-Cambridge GCE ‘AS’, ‘A’ Level results out

|     Danial Norjidi     | THE Ministry of Education (MoE) through the Examinations Department released the results for the Brunei-Cambridge GCE ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Level examinations for October/November 2018 yesterday. According to a press release from the MoE, out of 1,713 candidates who sat for the ‘A’ Level examination, 1,608 candidates or 93.87 per cent have …

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OUR VIEW: Kudos to library for STEM kit initiative – News – Gadsden Times

There’s empirical data to prove hands-on learning works best with young people, especially in subjects like mathematics and science. The Institute for Educational Advancement in a 2016 blog post: • Cited an article published by PBS that indicated, at least in math, “The more avenues there are to receive data through the senses, the more …

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