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David Willetts and the Round Table

Last week, fellow OT blogger Jenny Rohn and I were among the attendees at the roundtable discussion headed up by Paul Nurse (President of the Royal Society) and David Willetts (Minister of State for Universities and Science), held at the … Continue reading

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Career Progression and the Research Landscape

Career progression for postdocs is a key issue that affects the health of our science base. It formed the basis for a discussion with Science Minister David Willetts at the Royal Institution this week, an event hosted by Evan Harris … Continue reading

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The Players in Physics Meets Biology

Today has been an interesting day at the Physics Meets Biology meeting, I mentioned a couple of days ago.  The talks were diverse as one would expect from the community ranging from insect adhesion (Matthew Anyon from Hull), through the … Continue reading

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