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It's all about the money

In the run up to George Osborne’s much anticipated Budget address to Parliament on 18 March, here’s a little infographic to recap the UK government’s investment in science research and development. 10 more words


The Sarah Palin Philosophy of Science (or Dumb people in High Places)

Though the years have marched by with apparent indifference, the world is still in recovery, still haunted by the shocking appearance of Alaskan beast far worse than those of Native American… 1,327 more words


Need research funding? Here are 5 links to top tips!

With so much competition for research grants, it couldn’t hurt to have a little help. I scoured twitter for some of the best tips for applying for science funding. 259 more words


Federal government restores funding to Mont-Mégantic Observatory after public outcry

The federal government said it will find the money to help a Quebec observatory under threat of imminent closure due to a cash crunch.

Quebec’s renowned Mont-Mégantic Observatory will get the $500,000 it was seeking, Jake Enright, a spokesman for Industry Minister James Moore, said late Wednesday. 302 more words


Notice how I'm transferring knowledge, for free

I’ll finish a “real” post soon: Part 2 of my recap of a freshman seminar course on models. (I made the painting for it already!) But, since I’ve written about funding issues in science before (e.g. 191 more words

Science (general)

Brian Cox, the messiah of science communication?

The Royal Society was established on November 28th, 1660 and is the longest standing society in history, maintaining a vibrant population of scientists and great minds since its inception. 213 more words