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What qualifications must one have to consider (call) themselves a scientist?

Answer by Tirumalai Kamala:

There are at least two questions or categories being probed here, namely, qualifications and titles.

In my opinion, qualifications and titles are not exactly synonymous. 518 more words

Careerist Scientist

Inspired Learning

It was a pleasure to be invited along by Natalie Sharpe, the founder of Inspired Learning, to attend her fundraising event. Infused Learning is a charity that has been set up with the aim of helping people overcome barriers and give them the confidence to either pursue their own enterprise or give them the qualifications to successfully gain a place in higher education. 142 more words

James Faulconbridge

"Two Per Country" Revisitied

Following the 2012 Olympics, I posted twice about the oft-criticized “two per country” (2PC) rule, which stipulates that only two gymnasts from a given nation can advance to individual finals. 967 more words

London 2012

How much do you earn?

I am 35 years old. I’m black, female and a graphic designer.

With a verifiable diploma in multimedia, from an undistinguished private institution, I work for a distinguished public institution in Pretoria. 1,233 more words


HONG KONG – Upcoming “Enhancement Measures” to Include Extended Duration of Stay for Employment Permits, and Extra Benefits for Top Tier Entrants

The Immigration Department of Hong Kong has announced a series of “enhancement measures” to be launched sometime in the second quarter of 2015, with the aim of attracting more high-quality foreign professionals and entrepreneurs to Hong Kong. 61 more words


#BrumVote - Experiences of School 30-40 years ago

A couple from Derbyshire share their experiences of their school days back in the 70s and 80s.

Kay Barry, currently working as a receptionist on an antenatal ward talks about how girls in the 1980’s were encouraged to go for admin jobs after school if they were able to type. 168 more words