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How Important is a 1st Class Degree? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 09, 2013

Comments by leading scientist and science communicator Lord Robert Winston that he deliberately discriminates against job applicants with first class degrees have drawn some criticism in the British media. Talking to students at Clapton Girls Academy, Lord Winston is quoted as saying “I know scientists who are amazingly stupid.” He then went on to describe how “in my laboratory … Read More