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Interview with science journalist Angela Saini about decolonisation of STEM subjects

In this interview Angela Saini introduces ideas around why STEM subjects are colonised and need decolonising.

Amid widespread calls to decolonise STEM subjects, science journalist and author Angela Saini reflects on why this is important, and how future research and technology can benefit from expanded perspectives that draw in diverse histories and appreciate how scientific knowledge is constructed. She reminds that even fields that appear to be politically neutral, such as mathematics and statistics, employ key concepts originally developed by eugenicists and race scientists.


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