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Do we really need to spend money on social science?

When it comes to budgeting out a pittance to cover a range of activities, I probably should be an expert by now (hello, journalism salary in a… 452 more words


Andrew Quigley attends the 2015 Membrane Protein Structure Meeting thanks to a Travel Grant from the Biochemical Society

‘This was the 5th meeting in a series that has focused on the technologies, materials and reagents used for membrane protein production and structure determination.  I had the pleasure of first attending these meetings at the last one held in San Francisco. 298 more words

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Another 'Shining' example of Biochemical Society's Travel Grants being put to good use by Dr Sarah Newbury

RNA Stability with an Altitude. June 1-4, 2015, Estes Park, Colorado, U.S.A.

The RNA Stability 2015 meeting took place in The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado where the horror film “The Shining” was filmed. 302 more words

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on NASA Funding

I reiterate a previous post about scientific public intellectuals. There are few scientists as impassioned, articulate and persuasive as Neil deGrasse Tyson as evidenced by this short clip: 32 more words

Dr Amy Cameron gains valuable insight into her research with the aid of a Travel Grant from the Biochemical Society

American Diabetes Association 75th Scientific Sessions conference, Boston, USA.

My current research involves investigating the mechanism of action of metformin, the number one drug treatment for type 2 diabetes. 252 more words

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George Baker enjoys valuable learning and networking opportunity thanks to Travel Grant from the Biochemical Society

’19th International Conference on Cytochrome P450 Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structure (ICCP450)

National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.

These international conferences focus on the structure, function and mechanism of cytochrome P450s which are heme-containing monooxygenases which are found in almost every organism. 198 more words

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International event UISS 2015 sponsored by the Biochemical Society

Group photo of inaugural UISS 2015 speakers, organising committee and participants.

‘The inaugural UTAR Intervarsity Scientific Symposium 2015 (UISS 2015) was successfully held at UTAR Perak Campus on the 21st March 2015. 406 more words

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