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18 Mar 2015

Sir Venki Ramakrishnan confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society

Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society.

12 Mar 2015

Royal Society announces recipients of prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Awards

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced the appointment of 19 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders.

11 Mar 2015

Major push to get more maths and physics teachers into our classrooms

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, today announced a major push to get more maths and physics teachers into classrooms.

06 Mar 2015

Scientific publishing celebrates 350 years

The world’s oldest continuously published journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, celebrates its 350th anniversary today, 6 March 2015.

10 Feb 2015

Making the UK the best place to do research and innovation

The new Government elected in May 2015 has an opportunity to build on our strengths and help make the UK the best place in the world to do research and innovation according to a statement published by the National Academies.

30 Jan 2015

The UK must aspire to be the best place in the world to do science, says Royal Society Professor Brian Cox

Science needs to have a higher cultural and political profile if the UK is to really capitalise on its world leading position, according to Professor Brian Cox OBE, the Royal Society’s newly appointed Professor for Public Engagement in Science at The University of Manchester.

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