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A beginner's guide to Professor Viviane Robinson

A beginner's guide to Professor Viviane Robinson
Where does she work?  Robinson is currently a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland, and academic director of its Centre for Educational Leadership. She is also a visiting professor at the London Institute of Education. She gained her PhD in clinical psychology from Harvard University in 1976. Quick facts: Nationa...
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A beginner's guide to Professor Stephen Machin

A beginner's guide to Professor Stephen Machin
Where does he work? Stephen Machin is currently a professor of Economics at University College London. He also works at the London School of Economics, where he serves as the director of the Centre for Economic Performance. He gained a PhD from the University of Warwick for his thesis on the impact of trade unions on economic performance. Quick fac...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Linda Darling-Hammond

A beginner’s guide to Professor Linda Darling-Hammond
Where does she work?  Darling-Hammond is currently the Charles E Ducommun professor of education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute. She began her career as a public school teacher in Pennsylvania, and has since gone on to become president of the American Educational Research As...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor James Heckman

A beginner’s guide to Professor James Heckman
Where does he work? Heckman is an American economist currently working at the University of Chicago as the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, professor of law at the Law School, and director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development. He is also a senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation, and a resear...
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A beginner's guide to Dr Ben Goldacre

A beginner's guide to Dr Ben Goldacre
Where does he work? Goldacre is currently a senior clinical research fellow at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in the Department of Primary Care in the University of Oxford. He is also a bestselling author, broadcaster, campaigner and medical doctor who specialises in unpicking the misuse of science and statistics by journalists, politicians...
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