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A sneak preview of the astronomy photographer of the year. Enjoy.


Federal Funding for Canadian Scicomm?

Last week my colleague Pascal Lapointe (Agence Science-Presse) and I had a post up on the Science Borealis blog suggesting that the federal government’s review of federal science funding should consider funding for science communication. 397 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

Post-Brexit science landscape - Parliamentary Links Day 2016

By Dr Aoife Kiely, Research Associate at the UCL Institute of Neurology

The morning of the Parliamentary Links Day I woke up nervous. I’m not generally a ‘business formal’ style of scientist so the imposter syndrome fear of standing out, or going wrong loomed large. 803 more words


Course recap: Scientific Ethics (Spring 2016)

As I noted a few months ago, I co-taught this past term a graduate workshop on scientific ethics. It was an experiment — this is the first time we’ve offered a course like this in Physics at Oregon — and overall I think it was fairly successful. 1,059 more words

Science (general)

Parallel Universe Project - The Problems of Funding in Pioneering Science

By Professor Lord Lord – Chief Science Writer

Milton Keynes is chiefly known for concrete and roundabouts. It is not known for cutting-edge science. It is certainly not known for cutting-edge science in people’s sheds on the outskirts of the town. 1,313 more words


Science Policy Around the Web - June 17, 2016

By: Eric Cheng, Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Funding

NIH gets $2 billion boost in Senate spending bill

The Senate approved a $2 billion dollar boost to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget for the 2017 fiscal year. 712 more words