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Exeter ECRN "Success and Survival in Science": Launch & Session 1 - Making Money

In these ECRN blog posts (see Categories, on LHS of homepage) I will describe the sessions of a workshop series I am currently running, entitled “Success and Survival in Science”.  1,460 more words


Essential Skills: Funders’ Roundtable

On the first day of this year’s Microbiology Society Annual Conference, we welcomed representatives of the BBRSC, MRC, NERC and Wellcome. These representatives spoke to an audience of both established and early career microbiologists about the current and future funding environment for research in the UK and Ireland. 651 more words


Science Policy Around the Web - February 9, 2018

By: Rachel Smallwood Shoukry, PhD


Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

A controversial debate has arisen in recent years about whether scientists should accept funding from sources that have interests at odds with improving the human condition and promoting health. 823 more words


Science Policy Around the Web - December 15, 2017

By: Leopold Kong, PhD

Science funding

Indian research labs face financial crisis

In June 2015 at Dehradun, India’s Ministry of Science and Technology mandated that India’s… 797 more words


Why More Funds Are Needed For Psychedelic Research

Paul Austin advocates for increased government funding of psychedelic therapy research, which can transform the way we understand and treat mental health conditions. 850 more words

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Science Policy Around the Web - October 6, 2017

By: Allison Dennis, B.S.


An outbreak waiting to happen: Hepatitis A marches through San Diego’s homeless community

San Diego’s homeless population, the fourth largest among US cities, has been battered by a Hepatitis A outbreak since… 491 more words