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Physics has a reputation as being only for the stereotypical nerds. According to science education researcher Maria Vetleseter Bøe, that is unfortunate both for the field and for everyone who misses out on the chance to find out how much fun physics is.

June 27, 2012

The question of whether gender points should be awarded to men who apply for female-dominated study programmes is a topic of much discussion these days. The KIF Committee has reviewed its arguments for and against introducing gender points and has issued a statement.

June 15, 2012

A new report shows that female researchers put themselves in a less advantageous position than their male colleagues. “This is a phenomenon that needs more research,” says Research Director Cathrine Egeland.

June 1, 2012