Round up of this week’s news: First plane with no moving parts; possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease; life expectancy declining; and new report on US climate change.
This is the first hackathon to extend and augment the senses. Applicants must register by midnight on the 29th May and if you don’t want to apply, I’m sure there’ll be a kicking hashtag to follow. The idea is to bring together makers from a variety of backgrounds and provide them with a weekend’s worth of time […]
This talk will aim to bring forth from the shadows of Henry Wellcome’s store rooms the men and women who bid, bought, and collected in Wellcome’s name.
Dr Frederick Sanger, known as the ‘father of genomics’, died last month. The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute stands in his honour …
We find out what on earth a ‘science-lifestyle’ magazine is by chatting with the founder of Guru magazine…
This is part of a series of reviews of the sessions held by the Science Communication Group on 13th September, in celebration of 21 years of the Science Communication MSc at Imperial College. We will be putting up reviews of each session over the next couple of weeks. If you went to the celebrations and […]
UK Conference of Science Journalists 25 June 2012 The Royal Society, London “I think every writer, every journalist, every scholar, should tell you where he’s coming from before he tells you what he knows.” This is how Jay Rosen, associate professor of journalism at NYU, began his keynote speech. He went on to detail what […]
King’s Cross is an area of London that could really do with a spring clean and a lick of paint and the recently opened St Pancras Hotel has hoped to do just that. It cannot be denied that this incredible building has brought a new sense of class to the area; however, a £730 million […]