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Science funding priorities - a chance for you to have your say

Peter Griffin, co-founder of Sciblogs and manager of the Science Media Centre, has a post (here) worth visiting on the topic of the Government’s science funding priorities. 288 more words

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Funding decision a crucial step forward for Lincoln Hub

The Government has agreed in principle to provide funding towards the rebuilding of science facilities at Lincoln University.

The funding has been welcomed as a crucial step in the creation of the Lincoln Hub, said… 111 more words

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What Causes Wealth Inequality?

This discussion is adapted from a forum debate.

There are many causes of wealth inequality, but several major factors come to mind:


Curious Bends  –  the mirror man, leaderless science, Modi’s love for the environment and more

1. To prescribe or not to prescribe

There is a saying in Tamil that goes “if your family can’t discipline you, the world will”. That would be the story of the slipshod trio of Wockhardt, Ranbaxy and Sun Pharma, three Indian pharma companies whose drugs have been banned by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), leaving Indian doctors and patients facing a dilemma nobody deserves. 557 more words


£52m for science industry skills training

£52 million is the latest sum to be pledged towards re-invigorating Britain’s life sciences and industrial sectors, as announced by the Universities and Science minister David Willetts. 298 more words


Plant Science - An Endangered Species

I am a proud member of The Society of Biology and its bi-monthly publication, The Biologist. In the April/May 2014 issue, the Policy update section had two very interesting articles. 249 more words

Supporting scientists on a career break

Last week we launched the Stay Connected Bursaries, a new grant to help scientists on a career break keep up-to-date with scientific developments.

If you’re on a break in your career our new Bursaries can help with the cost of registration, accommodation and care provider cover when attending one of our conferences or other events. 341 more words