Education

Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme.It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it "admires" his commitment but it had not "received or turned down any offer or proposal".It comes after Stormzy claimed the university rejected his scholarship idea - which has since been taken up by the University of Cambridge.Newsbeat has
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Scholarship to counter ‘unconscious bias’ in physics

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images One of the UK's leading female astronomers is to donate her £2.3m winnings from a major science prize she was awarded.The sum will go to fund women, under-represented ethnic minority and refugee students to become physics researchers.Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell has been awarded a Breakthrough Prize for the discovery of radio pulsars.This was also the subject of the physics Nobel in 1974, but her