News tagged with cultural context

Where have all the girl scientists gone?

A neuroscientist from Aston University has unveiled research which challenges assumptions of the reasons behind an under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Sep 08, 2014
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Copyright -- a conceptual battle in a digital age

Our language is made up of metaphors, even in our legal texts. Stefan Larsson has studied what consequences this has when digital phenomena, such as file sharing and downloading, are limited by descriptions intended for an ...

Nov 03, 2011
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