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Bacterial Cell Biology

Prof. Dr Marc Bramkamp explains how the latest science allow for increased understanding of the subcellular organisation of a bacterial cell
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UK set to improve in funding research and development

Warwick Business School’s Professor Stephen Roper reveals the UK Government’s exciting plans for funding research and development in business

Why does Heterocyclic Chemistry matter?

Professor Colin J Suckling of University of Strathclyde explores the reasons why Heterocyclic Chemistry matters in the world today
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In silico chemistry: Pursuit of chemical accuracy

Kirk A. Peterson from the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University discusses the fundamentals of in silico chemistry In silico chemistry simply refers to carrying out investigations of chemical processes entirely by computational methods. Over the last few decades, computational chemistry has been an invaluable tool in understanding chemical reactivity,...

The powers of art, science and HyperNormalisation

Dr Kevin J Flint from the International Association for Practice Doctorates looks at how you can apply the concept of 'HyperNormalisation' to current society.
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Challenging the stereotypes in science

Chief Executive of the British Science Association Katherine Mathieson provides a compelling insight into how we can challenge stereotypes in science Science needs to be taken out of its cultural ghetto. Currently, it’s seen as the realm of professionals and experts. But other parts of society – business, politics, art,...
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Promoting Science: Step-by-step is a step in the right direction

Gustavo Carvalho and Emanuel Matias from the Youth Science Association’s (AJC) discuss the importance of promoting science amongst young people in Portugal
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Tackling gender imbalance in European life science research

Natalia Dave and Isabelle Vernos, Centre for Genomic Regulation outline how LIBRA tackles gender imbalance in European life science research.

Getting inspired to study physics

Antigone Marino, a Member of the European Physical Society, and Researcher at the Italian Research Council’s Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, outlines the challenge of getting young people interested in physics. I assume that everyone has seen at least one TV show in which a young lawyer succeeds...

The importance of Open Science for Europe’s universities

The European University Association (EUA) and its Expert Group on ‘Science 2.0/Open Science’ are supporting universities in Europe in the transition to Open Science. Here, Lidia Borrell-Damián, Director of Research and Innovation explains to AG how. Open Science is critically changing the way scientific research is being conducted, accessed and utilised...

Volcanic hazard assessment and risk management

The impact of a natural event such as a volcanic eruption can significantly disrupt human life. The long periods of quiescence that are quite common in many volcanic areas often lead to a fall in vigilance whose consequences may include a lack of preparation for dealing with a volcanic...
The role of excellent science in an ERA of innovation

The role of excellent science in innovation

Stephan Kuster, Head of Policy Affairs at Science Europe outlines the role scientific excellence plays in encouraging innovation throughout Europe Science is surrounded by growing expectations linked to the innovation potential of scientific discoveries and new technologies. In Europe, stimulating innovation is widely regarded as the road to a sustainable...
How science has contributed to cancer research

How science has contributed to cancer research

Daniel Bridge, Policy Manager at Cancer Research UK gives consideration to how science has contributed significantly to cancer research. Medical research provides the foundation of modern medicine; it is vital to tackling the health challenges of the future. We know this because of the remarkable results research has produced to...
Education Secretary tackles science gender pay gap

Education Secretary tackles science gender gap

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said teenage girls should not be made to feel as if mathematics and science subjects are “the preserve of men”. Tackling “tired stereotypes” about science careers is the only way to decrease the pay gap between men and women, said Education Secretary Nicky Morgan. Currently, fewer...

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