The establishment of science centres for young people is one of many initiatives hoped to fix South Africa’s education system.
The world is changing fast and education is not equipping children with the kind of minds they are going to need.
A new study has found copyright law can act as a deterrent to creation, rather than an incentive for it.
The science is clear but to improve plastic literacy, we need the arts. Here’s why.
Universities must train scientists to engage with the ethics of emerging technologies, rather than functioning as cogs in the engine of economic development. Integrating the arts into STEM can help.
A voyage through the Arctic inspires a composer to create music that expresses wonder, loss, discovery and culture.
Creative people seem to possess a unique connection between three brain networks that typically work separately.
Modern science backs Picasso, who once said 'Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.'
In a new book, philosophers argue that Lego's coloured bricks are not just a toy, but a tool that raises challenging questions about creativity, conformity and culture.
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.
Blade Runner 2049 misses modern strides in artificial intelligence, which is now capable of performing creative work alongside humans.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
We constantly use electronic devices to distract ourselves from the tedium associated with waiting. Yet being bored can be a creative activity.
While today we sweat, early modern Europeans froze. Furs to the rescue.
Technology requires humanity to innovate at a faster pace, but it also hampers true creative thinking. The good news? Nurturing creativity in children is easier than most people think.
From kingfishers to dandelion seeds and bone tissue, natural organisms are the source of many radical human innovations in technology and medicine.
When artists and scientists get together, they fuel each other's creativity and inquiry.
As museum culture increasingly drifts into private ownership, we need to keep a watchful eye on those shaping our cultural landscape
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.
A comparison of 36 Australian cities finds that, unlike Europe, the data on their creativity and culture are not closely linked to their capacity to generate economic value and social well-being.