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Wanted: A New Kind of War Artist

Tony White | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tony White

Models and expertise already exist for artistic intervention within the international scientific arena, models which might relatively simply be adapted and used to create not just 'flying visits', but deep and long-term engagements.

If You Can Solve This Problem, You'll Win £10 Million

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech

A £10 million prize fund has been announced in a bid to help solve one of the great issues of the day. Details of the Longitude Prize, launched by...

British Science Demands Funding For 'Innovation Revolution'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Tech

Leaders of Britain's most eminent scientific bodies today urged the government to guarantee funding for research and innovation to help fuel Britain's...

Sir Paul Nurse Plans 'Gentle Anarchy' for the World Leading Francis Crick Institute

Ellee Seymour | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics
Ellee Seymour

'Gentle anarchy' and political diplomacy are the essential tools which Sir Paul Nurse is equipped with to drive forward Britain's agenda as a world le...

Jessica Elgot

Filling In The Gender Gaps | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

A marathon session of Wikipedia by a group of pioneering women in science aims to correct the staggering omissions of female scientists on the referen...

A Factory for Scientific Heroines at the Royal Society of London

Uta Frith | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Uta Frith

Eleanor Maguire is a scientific heroine. But she doesn't have a Wikipedia entry. How many more stars are there and why are they so hard to see? We may know some names and when we look them up in Wikipedia they are not there.

Mass Wikipedia Edit To Re-Write History Of Women In Science

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Tech

The Royal Society will attempt to give women in science more of their due credit next month, by staging a mass, co-ordinated edit of the online encycl...

The Transit of Venus, From 1639 to 2611

Boris Jardine | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Tech
Boris Jardine

Unless you plan on living another 115 years, tonight is your last chance to see one of the most magical astronomical sights: the planet Venus passing across the face of the Sun.