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Across the civil service, what proportion of scientists and engineers are female?
The telephone, television, condensing steam engine and bicycle were all invented by the:
Jim Al-Khalili, the physicist and media presenter, was born in:
In October 2015 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change elected a new Bureau, with 34 members. How many are women?
The disabling effects of motor neurone disease did not prevent Stephen Hawking becoming one of the youngest ever Fellows of the Royal Society. At what age did he achieve this distinction?
20 government departments, devolved administrations and NDPBs have a Chief Scientific Advisor. How many of them are women?
Marie Curie's many achievements include:
She's the only woman to have won 2 Nobel prizes
She's the only person to have won Chemistry and Physics Nobel prizes
She discovered 2 elements
All of the above
Sir C V Raman won a Nobel prize for discovering the phenomenon which forms the basis of Raman spectroscopy. Was he born in:
The civil service disability champion, Philip Rutnam, has recently set out his priorities. Which of the following is NOT among them:
More Braille signage in civil service buildings
Develop talent at all levels
Engage leaders in the civil service so they recognise their role is key
Do more about mental health
One of the trade unions representing staff in DECC recently reported that it had received reports of discrimination against staff on the grounds of:
style of dress
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