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The science of stage fright
…Why do we get such a buzz after a big performance? This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Very few girls took computing A-level
… students sitting the computer science exam, up to 816 from 609 in 2016. Uphill battle… to persuade more girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology Engineering and Maths has… an uphill battle but fortunately, a lot of computer science courses take A-level maths…


Science lessons 'should challenge' primary school pupils
…Primary schools need to make sure science lessons challenge all pupils… the more able pupils also find science lessons challenging. In February, Estyn said… more able learners' progress was being stifled . Estyn's report, looking at science


Letter from Africa: Can satellite make science popular in Ghana?
science. We do not like science very much in this country. We prefer to ascribe…. Elizabeth Ohene: I had dared to even imagine that maths and science were getting a grip… antipathy towards science and maths. And yet the week before, the entire country had…


'Brightest minds' key to future science success
… for UK science funding, according to the Universities and Science Minister, Jo… of the science that's done today is international in nature, both through the instruments… of science and research is changing, driven by big data, interdisciplinary research…


UK research chief 'will not direct science'
… wants to be a "powerful voice for science" in dealing with government. In the first… in specific fields, such as environmental research, the physical science… the importance of UK science. "There is no doubt about the vitality of our future research…


Meet the Guides encouraging girls into science and tech
… with a number of new achievement badges aimed at encouraging young women into science… girls with Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering and maths - extends…, a non-profit body that promotes science and engineering to girls at local secondary…


Galaxy Zoo: Citizen science trailblazer marks tenth birthday
… back on 10 years of a citizen science phenomenon. It started with a strange blue… it during her summer break from teaching. She had been taking part in a citizen science… object in space - one that was completely unknown to science at the time. It took…


Top grade A-levels in Wales best for eight years
… and design, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, English language… subjects including English (-16%), history (-15%), ICT (-22%) and science (-18%). David… are expecting demand to be high for our science and computing courses, but also for those…


Rookie research: When school science gets 'real'
…Modern science produces so much data that scientists can't cope with it all… been funded by a grant of almost £3,000 from the Royal Society, the UK's science… a diet of quite factual based science in school and yet they have the potential…