Mark Ronan

Mark Ronan

The Bletchley Park cryptographers were a rum bunch. Their successors are keeping up the good work

The dearth of GCSE Greek courses — or indeed, Ancient Greek history — taught in state schools is to the great detriment of secondary school pupils

The government’s insistence on incessant testing leaves pupils arithmetically substandard

When politics has entered the scientific debate over climate change, how can we trust the experts?

Government plans to allocate scientific research funding according to “economic and social impact” will stifle creativity and prevent basic advances

Ronald Harwood’s plays tackle the thorny issue of great artists accused of collaborating with the Nazis

British universities need to become more like America’s if they want to keep the best scientists

100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know by John D. Barrow