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20 Mar 2014

North Korea, the BBC and future risk assessments

The British Academy and the Royal Society note this week’s findings of the BBC Trust regarding last year’s Panorama programme on North Korea.

19 Mar 2014

Royal Society responds to Budget 2014 announcements

The chancellor of the Exchequer today announced an additional £222 million funding for science over the next five years.

07 Mar 2014

Lack of diversity means loss of talent for UK scientific workforce

A lack of diversity across the scientific community represents a large loss of potential talent to the UK according to the chair of the Royal Society’s Equality and Diversity Network (EDAN), Professor Edward Hinds FRS.

27 Feb 2014

Royal Society and US National Academy of Sciences release joint publication on climate change

The Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences released a joint publication today that explains the clear evidence that humans are causing the climate to change, and that addresses a variety of other key questions commonly asked about climate change science.

18 Feb 2014

World’s first scientific publisher launches new open access journal

The Royal Society has announced the launch of Royal Society Open Science, a new open access journal publishing original research across the entire range of science on the basis of objective peer review.

11 Feb 2014

Royal Society responds to BIS allocations

The Department of Business Innovation and Skills has announced its financial allocations for 2015/16, which are broadly in line with the previous spending review announcement of a flat cash settlement for the science budget.


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