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What would Labour do for Higher Education?

At the weekend, I posted some thoughts about what the General Election means for HE and promised to scour (aka quick search for key terms) through the party manifestos to see how they scored against the 4 critical policy areas (as I saw them). 652 more words

Higher Education Blogs

Research funding: A journalist’s perspective

It underpins many of the things we place importance on in the world around us; health care, education, energy and our environment, for a start. It’s hard to disagree that science is vital, but yet the topic of science funding often falls by the way side. 684 more words

Science Funding

The Budget Speech Round-up

Last month Chancellor George Osborne delivered his budget speech outlining the UK’s economic plan for the coming year. Not to worry if you missed it, have a look at our… 122 more words

Science Funding

Should biodiversity scientists be campaigners and polemicists?

Earlier this week I attended a two day research funding workshop intended to develop initial project ideas to address evidence gaps in the recent National Pollinator Strategy… 486 more words


Something for the weekend #4

The latest in a regular series of posts to biodiversity-related* items that have caught my attention during the week:

  • It’s been a good week for birds: Jerdon’s babbler, a species thought to have been extinct for over 70 years, …
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Science Is Vital, So Don't Let It Be Strangled.

The General Election looming on the horizon could prove to be a watershed for scientific research in the United Kingdom. In the period immediately following the 2010 Election there was a great deal of nervousness about the possibility of huge cuts to spending on research. 464 more words

Science Politics

Science Policy Around the Web - March 13, 2015

By: Thomas Calder, Ph.D

Drug Policy

F.D.A. Approves Zarxio, Its First Biosimilar Drug

For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a “biosimilar” drug, called Zarxio. 661 more words