November 2016

The Big Breakup

The Big Breakup

While politicians and economists argue whether British voters’ decision to leave the European Union was wise, British academics fear a damaging falloff in research funding, collaboration, and talent. Constantin Coussios, a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Oxford, says he has “felt distinctly European my whole life.” Understandably so. Coussios is a … [Read More...]

Underwhelming Force

Underwhelming Force

Post-9/11 veterans were seen as a natural fit for engineering, based on their training and experience. Yet just a small fraction of returnees have joined the field. … [Read More...]

Maker Movement 2.0

Maker Movement 2.0

Educators seek to derive structured learning from “faires” and “spaces” without sacrificing high-spirited creativity. Walking into a maker faire can be a dizzying … [Read More...]

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