‘Feminised’ physics a formula for failure, says Michelle Simmons

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The Australian, 25 January 2017, Stephen Fitzpatrick and Emily Ritchie. Speaking in Sydney ahead of Australia Day, leading quantum physicist, Professor Michelle Simmons, warned against a growing trend towards ‘dumbing down’ or ‘feminisation’ of the sciences. Responding to the comments in the Australian, AMSI Director, Professor Geoff Prince said the issue was in turn creating a problem for mathematics and awareness of its real-world application. Read More.

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