High-School Science Heroes

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 02 December 2016 > In the News

When they see injustice in the world, some teenagers take to the streets, or social media to demonstrate. And some take to the science lab. A group of high-school students in Australia have just synthesised an essential medical drug that is at the centre of a pharmaceutical pricing scandal in the U.S.A. In September 2015, … Continue reading “High-School Science Heroes”

Collaborative Science Online Resources

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 02 December 2016 > Webpicks

The recent success of Australian students who have drawn attention to a pharmaceutical price scandal by synthesising an essential medical drug in their high-school lab is a great subject for class discussion, involving science but also ethics and economics, as well as English of course. It can also inspire pupils to get involved in crowd … Continue reading “Collaborative Science Online Resources”