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17 Dec 2014

Royal Society responds to the Government's science and innovation strategy

Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, and Martyn Poliakoff, Vice-president of the Royal Society, respond to the Government's science and innovation strategy launched today.

11 Dec 2014

Scientists launch guide to add evidence to arguments about climate change

Expert climate scientists at the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, have published a new ‘Short guide to climate science’ that aims to put more scientific evidence into pub and family arguments on climate change.

04 Dec 2014

Royal Society writes to EU President on Horizon 2020

Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, has written to Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EU, urging him to think carefully about proposals to transfer funds from Horizon 2020 to the European Fund for Strategic Investment.

27 Nov 2014

Risks from extreme weather ‘significant and increasing’

Exposure of human populations to extreme weather is set to increase as global climate and population size, location and age continue to change, according to a new Royal Society report published today.

24 Nov 2014

Top Commonwealth scientists to gather in India

Some of the world’s most outstanding and influential scientists will meet in Bangalore from 25 to 28 November 2014 at the Commonwealth Science Conference.

24 Nov 2014

Scientists swap the lab bench for the back bench

Scientists will trade lab coats for legislation when they meet with parliamentarians and civil servants in Westminster as part of the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme.


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