Are you likely to have a scientist as an MP?

In the run up to the UK election, I thought it was worth posting this link from the Times, Are you likely to have a scientist as an MP? Short answer. No.  Only one candidate standing in this years election is an  active research scientist and perhaps not surpringly, they are in Cambridge.  In [...]

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Little Scientist Days at the Satrosphere

For those of you close to Aberdeen, the Satrosphere (Aberdeen’s Science Centre, near the beach), run “Little Scientist Days“, aimed at kids from 3 to 5 years old.  It costs £4.75 for adults, and £3.5o for kids (under three’s are free).  The next Little Scientist day is based on living things and runs [...]

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Can you trust a scientist?

The UK government has a website called “Science and Society in the UK“, it is part of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. They want to improve build public confidence in science and improve science communication.

Apparently some expert groups are drawing up “action plans”.  Beyond that, I got a bit confused, I’m [...]

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