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Robert Colvile
Writer

Robert Colvile is a politics, culture and technology writer whose work has appeared in the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator and Politico, among others. His latest book is The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster (2016). 

Written by Robert Colvile

Essay/
History of science
Spot the WEIRDo

Too much research is done on Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Democratic students. Can science widen its base?

Robert Colvile