Recognising a female scientist on the next £50 is long deserved

If you are to Google ‘British Scientists,’ you will find that five out of the first six suggestions are male. When we think of prominent British scientists, the first names that will often come to mind are those of Stephen Hawking, Alan Turing, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Each of these men has made significant […]

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The EU Referendum: a “disaster” for British science?

There has been considerable debate surrounding the upcoming EU referendum, and around which choice would be the most successful politically, socially, and economically. However a newer argument has emerged: concern about the impact of Brexit on British science. Alongside 150 fellows of the Royal Society, Stephen Hawking has signed an open letter declaring that leaving […]