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Why a new report attacking Scottish education policy is based on bad methodology
Politics

Why a new report attacking Scottish education policy is based on bad methodology

Written by: Marina Shapira, Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods, University of Stirling Nicola Sturgeon famously said in 2015 that she should be judged on her record in tackling educational issues – especially her efforts to close Scotland’s persistent attainment gap...

Mini-budget underscores bad state of South Africa's economy
Politics

Mini-budget underscores bad state of South Africa’s economy

Written by: Seán Mfundza Muller, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Research Associate at the Public and Environmental Economics Research Centre (PEERC), University of Johannesburg South Africa's finance minister, Tito Mboweni, delivering his mid-term budget. EFE-EPA/Nic Bothma The new dawn promised...

Trump's bad Nixon imitation may cost him the presidency
Politics

Trump’s bad Nixon imitation may cost him the presidency

Written by: Ken Hughes, Research Specialist, the Miller Center, University of Virginia President Richard Nixon, left, and President Donald Trump, right. AP//Frank C. Curtin; REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Whatever Donald Trump does, Richard Nixon usually did it first and better. Nixon got...

The forgotten benefits of a 'bad' memory
Health

The forgotten benefits of a ‘bad’ memory

Written by: Catriona Morrison, Professor of Psychology, University of Bradford Shutterstock/FOTOKITA Memory is the essence of our psychological functioning, essential for every move we make – getting dressed, having breakfast, driving to work, doing a crossword, making a cup of...

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