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14 Apr 2014

Royal Society Fellows respond to UN climate mitigation report

The latest UN climate report, the Working Group III Summary for Policymakers from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): 'Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change' was launched yesterday. Professor John Shepherd FRS and Professor Andrew Watson FRS commented on the report.

09 Apr 2014

Irish President visits Royal Society

As part of his state visit to the UK the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins visited the Royal Society. His visit was a celebration of the scientific links between Ireland and the United Kingdom.

09 Apr 2014

Dangers in A-level sciences grading reform highlighted

Ofqual announces the separation of marks for practical science from core A-level grades, SCORE, of which the Royal Society is a partner organisation, has expressed its disappointment and concern.

31 Mar 2014

Royal Society response to UN climate report

Today saw the release of the Working Group II Summary for Policymakers from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), entitled “Climate change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

26 Mar 2014

How we measure death: from gruesome plague beginnings to the modern day and beyond

The Royal Society and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries have opened a joint exhibition called Beyond Measure: A Short History of Longevity.

26 Mar 2014

Royal Society Foreign Member wins Abel Prize

Professor Yakov Sinai has been awarded the 2014 Abel Prize for his work on for his fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics.

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