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“While some companies clearly need science and engineering graduates, the chief growth in graduate employment over the past quarter-century has been in finance, business, medicine, law, leisure and public administration. The only other country that took science-first seriously after the 1950s was the Soviet Union … It forgot about economics, politics and, some might say, humanity – and paid a heavy price.”

Simon Jenkins decrys the bias in UK funding towards science at the expense of arts and humanities ().

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