Category Archives: Science Policy

UK invests £65M in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment in US

At the Guardian.   Advertisements

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Why I marched for science

At the Guardian.

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Accelerating News

Interview in CERN’s “Accelerating News“

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For the record…

Recently I was involved in discussions that led to a meeting of climate-change skeptics moving from UCL premises. As a result, a couple of articles appeared about me on a climate website and on the right-wing “Breitbart” site. In the more measured … Continue reading

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Europe chooses its ‘roadmap’ for science facilities

At the Guardian.

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The reaction to Justin Trudeau’s explanation of Quantum Computers shows we should raise our expectations

At the Guardian.

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What does a pentaquark mean to you?

At the Guardian.

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Inside the Rad Lab

Review of Michael Hiltzik’s Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex in Nature.

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Research funding: Is size really the most important thing?

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A follow up on research impact and the REF

Anyone connected with UK academia, who follows news about it, or indeed who has met a UK academic socially over the last couple of years, will probably have heard about the Research Excellence Framework (REF). All UK universities had their … Continue reading

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