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Lucy Tobin

Lucy Tobin

    Teachers embrace technology
    Teachers embrace technology
    It's Thursday evening and hundreds of teachers are engrossed in a training session. The topic is pupils using cellphones in class; thousands of...
    Babies' eyes might tell us a lot
    Babies' eyes might tell us a lot
    Anyone who has ever spent hours trying to work out whether a screaming baby is hungry, tired, soiled or just whingeing for the TV to be switched on...
    How to beat that info addiction
    How to beat that info addiction
    You're in the middle of reading a long, important document, but suddenly find you can't concentrate. It's not because the topic is snore-inducing...
    Graduates help former prisoners
    Graduates help former prisoners
    On a balmy Wednesday evening in a former chapel in King's Cross, London, a group of graduates is tutoring high-school pupils. As members of Bright...
    Telling secrets
    Telling secrets
    Not far from the manicured pitches where millionaire footballers are capturing the world's attention, researchers are investigating a reality that...
    Bloodsuckers for vampire literature
    Bloodsuckers for vampire literature
    Robert Pattinson has a lot to answer for. Ever since his lanky frame immortalised Stephenie Meyer's Twilight character, Edward Cullen,...
    The whiff of Easter
    The whiff of Easter
    Just before you rip open your Easter egg box this weekend and gobble up the chocolate, take a moment to have a good sniff of the unwrapped egg....
    A new world of study
    A new world of study
    There's not a red pen in sight when Russell Stannard marks his master's students' essays -- but it's not because they never make mistakes.
    A new world of study
    A new world of study
    There's not a red pen in sight when Russell Stannard marks his master's students' essays -- but it's not because they never make mistakes.