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Science & Education News Digest: May 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for May 2017.

This month we’re talking tuition fees, top tips for digital learning, and student resilience among other things.

Science & Education News Digest - April 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for April 2017.

There’s more change on the horizon in British politics as April saw Theresa May call a snap election for June. This could have implications for the Higher Education Bill – forcing it through or killing it off completely.

We consider how bots, drones and trackers could become an integral part of campus life, and how laptops in lectures, especially of the 9 am variety, could be hindering student learning.

New research announced this month include studying the smartness of squid, how viruses could purify water, and destroying the new polymer £5 note - in the name of science!

Science & Education News Digest: Feb 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for February 2017.

In case you missed the inaugural edition, each month we feature news stories, articles and blogs from across the Internet on topics including Higher Education Policy, education and tech innovations and other aspects of modern student life.

Here at Learning Science we are approaching our 10-year anniversary, an opportunity to  reflect on the past and look forward to the future. So we were particularly interested in the new NMC Horizons report on upcoming education technology. See the Guest Topic section below for more details, and stay tuned for our anniversary articles and lists later this year.

Science & Education News Digest: Jan 2017

Each month we’ll feature a selection of news pieces, articles and blogs from across the Internet. We’ll be focussing on three hot topics: News from the Education (particularly Higher Education) sphere, education and tech innovations or studies that caught our eye, and other aspects of student life today.

Our guest topic this month is New Year, New Education? What is predicted to change in 2017... and what should change (in the opinion of one academic)?