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The Great Experiment (Video) & observation notes

Prof. Michael Hunter speaks on the formation of the Royal Society. Video from RS Youtube channel. Useful for current Bacon research


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DNA fingerprinting pioneer honoured by Royal Society

The inventor of genetic fingerprinting has been awarded the world’s oldest science prize, the Royal Society’s Copley Medal.

In 1984, Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys stumbled on a method for distinguishing individuals based on their DNA. 346 more words


Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan to head Royal Society in UK

Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is the president elect of Britain’s Royal Society. Venki, as he is popularly known, will take up the post from 1 December 2015. 343 more words


A new President for the Royal Society

News has just come out that Venki Ramakrishnan is to be the new President of the Royal Society from December this year. Whilst apparently he’s keeping his presidential  vision to himself for the moment – so it remains to be seen how things will move forward under him – it’s nevertheless a great feat to be elected: Congratulations! 116 more words

Is the GWPF avin' a larf?

I know I should really ignore these things, but not only is the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) taken seriously by some, my incredulity also tends to win out. 884 more words

Climate Change

misrepresenting science ...

The Royal Society is admonished by a number of experts in the field, including some of their own members, through omissions:

The Royal Society Misrepresents Climate Science… 116 more words


Science Stories

Have a look at this cracking short video starring our very own Chris Lintott, in which he explains how citizen-lead observations from non-experts were a part of scientific research long before the dawn of the internet. 14 more words

Citizen Science