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05 Jun 2015

Sarah Waters joins judging panel for 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

The Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books has today announced the judges for this year’s Prize. Award-winning author Sarah Waters will be one of six judges chaired by mathematician and Royal Society Fellow Ian Stewart.

05 May 2015

Royal Society Open Science to tackle publication bias

The Royal Society announced today that it is to offer a new publishing option on its newest journal, Royal Society Open Science, which aims to tackle the biases in traditional formats.

01 May 2015

Royal Society elects new Fellows

Outstanding scientists, including pioneers in climate modelling, the treatment of infectious diseases and plant genetics, make up the 47 new Fellows and 10 new Foreign Members announced by the Royal Society today.

29 Apr 2015

Royal Society calls on UK Government to take action on antibiotic resistance ahead of G7 summit

Royal Society calls on UK Government to take action on antibiotic resistance, tropical diseases, and the future of the ocean ahead of G7 summit.

17 Apr 2015

Royal Society research fellowships for international scientists

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, is strengthening its Newton International Fellowship scheme with five fellowships made possible by a generous donation from The Kohn Foundation.

01 Apr 2015

Major funding to combat infectious diseases

The Wolfson Foundation is to donate a further £3 million over the next two years towards the Royal Society Wolfson Laboratory Refurbishment scheme, to be focused in the first year on research into infectious diseases such as Ebola.


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