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24 Jun 2015

London science exhibition to showcase ‘best of British’

Some of the best and brightest scientists in the UK will be showcasing their cutting edge research at the 23rd annual Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition which opens to the public next week.

11 Jun 2015

Sir Tim Hunt resigns from Royal Society awards committee

Sir Tim Hunt has today contacted the Royal Society to offer his resignation from the Society’s Biological Sciences Awards Committee. The Society has accepted that resignation.

11 Jun 2015

Four new Royal Society Industry Fellowships connect academia and industry

The Royal Society announces four new fellowship grants aimed at strengthening links between academia and industry.

10 Jun 2015

New survey to explore barriers to public engagement with research

The top 15 funders of publicly-funded research in the UK, including the Royal Society, are working together to review the current state of public engagement with research within higher education, research institutes and clinical settings across the UK.

09 Jun 2015

Science needs women

The Royal Society has acted to distance itself from reported comments by Sir Tim Hunt FRS about women in science made during an event at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Korea.

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.

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