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UK fracking policy based on "outdated" reports but Scottish review is “model for the world” - academics

A new report has praised the Scottish government’s review of fracking while criticising the UK government’s approach to the issue. 596 more words


The Warm-Blooded Detective: The Inheritance

Review: The Inheritance, by Charles Finch
St. Martin’s, 2016. 294 pp. $26

Charles Lenox, a partner in a thriving London detective agency in the late 1870s, receives a vague plea for help from Gerald Leigh, a friend he’s barely seen since their schoolboy days at Harrow. 772 more words

Reviews And Columns

Royal Society - International Exchanges *Funding Opportunity of the Week*

The international exchanges scheme by the Royal Society is aimed at scientists based in the UK. The scheme stimulates collaborations overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel.

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Research And Innovation

Trip Report: Royal Society & KNAW - Responsible Data Science

Last week, I had the pleasure to be able to attend a bilateral meeting between the Royal Society and the KNAW. The aim was to strengthen the relation between the UK and Dutch scientific communities. 1,200 more words


Why is glass so important?

The likelihood is that you could do a 360 degree turn from where you are right now and you will see something made from glass… Let’s be real, we have taken glass for granted!  609 more words

Random & Wacky Science

The Royal Society and the GMO-Agrochemical Sector, by Colin Todhunter

Is a once proud scientific institution being undone by corporate money and influence? From Colin Todhunter at counterpunch.org:

The Royal Society in the UK is a self-governing fellowship of distinguished scientists. 354 more words


the first Bayesian

In the first issue of Statistical Science for this year (2018), Stephen Stiegler pursues the origins of Bayesianism as attributable to Richard Price, main author of… 126 more words