On September 20th, the YAG organized a very succesful debate on applying evolutionary reasoning to humans:
"At a debate organised by the Young Academy, Fleischman, from the University of Portsmouth in the UK, went toe-to-toe with RUG evolutionary sociologist Gert Stulp and RUG cultural geographer Bettina van Hoven.
Her position is bold: women are underrepresented in certain fields because of evolution, not because of discrimination. ‘If women don’t have a preference for engineering I don’t think it is because of discrimination in the field; I think it is because being female or being male means you also have different psychologies’, says Fleischman."
Read more about it here.
Photo report on the most special and oldest books of the university.
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