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Unlocking the door to the mitochondria, the cell's energy generators

Scientists from the newly launched Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) at Monash University have revealed the way in which the mitochondria exchange molecules with their surrounding environment. 322 more words


Protecting human rights and the environment in Latin America

Short piece below on a human rights perspective on climate change that I prepared for the most recent issue of New World, the flagship publication of the United Nations Association – UK, on 26 November 2015. 637 more words

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Protein Atlas of the Brain

The “omics” research has drawn a lot of attention in recent years. Although the human genome has been quite thoroughly investigated, a lot yet remains to be elucidated for other “omic” areas – e.g. 387 more words


Horizon 2020 & its Open Access Mandate

A free online course is being run from 30 Nov – 4 Dec to help any researchers funded by Horizon 2020 to comply with their open access mandate… 43 more words

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Making an Impact, not an Impact Factor

This article by Richard Hoshino is reproduced from The CSP Blog.

Many universities want their faculty to have a high Impact Factor, a highly-debated metric… 895 more words


Scientists in Singapore must capture the imagination of the public, new report finds

  • New report says Singaporeans believe that advancements in science and technology improve their lives, keep the economy competitive, and outweigh any harmful effects. A majority, however, believe that we depend too much on science and not enough on faith. 
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Bay Campus REF Open Access Policy Briefing

There will be a briefing session on Bay Campus to get an overview of HEFCW/HEFCE’s open access policy. This governs which papers will be eligible for the next post-2014 REF. 94 more words

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