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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Towards a smarter nation – the role of science education and science literacy

Increasingly it is accepted that democratic governments must better incorporate the use of research derived evidence into policy formation. Many challenges that societies face require an understanding of the uses and limits of technologies and of how science can better … Continue reading