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Careers and Lib Dem science policy

The worlds of the scientist and the politician do not often cross.  Only one of our current MPs was a practicing scientist: Dr Julian Huppert, Lib Dem MP for Cambridge, formerly a researcher at the university in that city.  As … Continue reading

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What goes around…

“… for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7) Queen Mary, fresh from their elevation to the Russell Group, are keen to boost the quality of their research.  Their School of Biological and Chemical Sciences have … Continue reading

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I’ve been a postdoc for several years.  And in that time, I’ve often noticed a disconnect between what academics say and what they do.  This has led me to become somewhat disgruntled.  In fact, I am not at all gruntled.  … Continue reading

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