Biology degrees: Survival of the fittest

Biology degrees

Bob Johnston questions why certain life science subjects are disappearing – and whether it really matters

The Biologist Vol 60(6) p13

In the June/July issue of The Biologist, Sarah Whild lamented the loss of botany from the list of available degree courses in the UK (Where have all the botanists gone? The Biologist, Vol 60 (3)). As a biology teacher with 39 years' experience, I want to know if botany is unique, how it happened and if it matters...


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