Scientists develop a mathematical model of a social conflict

Phase trajectories for a social system in a conflict situation without external interference. Credit: Lobachevsky University A team of researchers led by Associate Professor Alexander Petukhov of the Institute of International Relations and World History at Lobachevsky University is developing social conflict models on the basis of nonlinear dynamics. For mathematical modeling, an important feature…

Economics and medicine graduates are top earners, finds report

Students studying economics and medicine at British universities are likely to gain the largest financial benefits from their degrees, outstripping even the considerable advantages enjoyed by private school students or people from the wealthiest backgrounds, a study has found. An Institute for Fiscal Studies report, using several years of evidence gathered from education and taxation…