A political knowledge gap?

Stalker, Matt
June 2010
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jun2010, Issue 828, p53
Academic Journal
The article discusses the results of the latest icheme.org poll on whether British politicians know enough about science and engineering. Eighty-four percent of respondents believed that there was no significant improvement in political understanding of science and engineering in the last decade. According to the Science Media Centre (SMC), there has been a 20 percent drop in the number of politicians with a science or engineering background.


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