Tag Archives: Funding

20p for every pound: the value of the UK’s science base

Where’s the evidence? A common challenge laid down by scientists and skeptics to politicians who open their mouths and proclaim the latest ill thought out policy. But the same challenge can also be made to those of us in the … Continue reading

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Fears over physical science funding in the UK

This week I went to a talk by David Delpy, current Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC). EPSRC are responsible for administering funding for academic research to, unsurprisingly, engineering and the physical sciences, and are … Continue reading

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Taking the Corporate Pound- Why Universities and Companies Collaborate

Much of my job involves creating links between companies and academic researchers, which means coming into contact with a whole range of industry sectors, from Cleantech to pharmaceuticals to energy and oil. Oxford’s new Shell-sponsored research institute has highlighted an … Continue reading

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Science and the Budget: A letter to my MP

As a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry I was recently contacted to write to my MP in order to support their “Chemistry: We Mean Business” campaign, which is part of a broader campaign to maintain and even improve … Continue reading

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