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Archive issues of Inside Science magazine (2008-2011) are available below.

Previous issues

  • Autumn 2011 (PDF)
    In this issue we see how the Society’s second home, the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, has been inspiring collaboration and new ideas during its first year of operation. The Society investigates issues relating to the openness of scientific data in a new study: Science as a Public Enterprise. Also, research on physical activity falls under the spotlight as we hear from a Brazilian scientist, whose Newton International Fellowship facilitated a collaboration in the UK.
  • Summer 2011 (PDF)
    Royal Society Research Fellows discuss their research and wider work with the Society ranging from research into retinal degenerative diseases to contributions to an education policy report and scientists give us a preview of their plans for the annual Summer Science Exhibition.
  • Spring 2011 (PDF)
    The Society's new President, Sir Paul Nurse, and new Executive Director, Dr Julie Maxton, speak of the challenges facing the Society as it looks to build on the success of its 350th anniversary and participants discover the reality of Parliamentary life after spending a week in Westminster as part of the Royal Society Pairing Scheme.
  • Autumn 2010 (PDF)
    '350th anniversary celebrated in Royal style: Prince William calls on his generation to “engage with science more fully”'
  • Summer 2010 (PDF)
    'World’s newest scientific academy: The Royal Society helps secure a positive scientific future for Ethiopia' and 'First Class science: The Society stamps its mark on its 350th anniversary with help from the Royal Mail'
  • Spring 2010 (PDF)
    'Broadening horizons Frontiers of Science marks the international start of the Society’s 350th anniversary in Beijing' and 'New space for Hawking: Unveiling a new portrait of the world-renowned cosmologist'.
  • Autumn 2009 (PDF)
    'Rainforest rescue: Scientists at work in the rainforest of the Danum Valley' and 'Human advantage: The Royal Society recognises the International Year of Biodiversity with a special conference'.
  • Summer 2009 (PDF)
    'Local heroes for 2010: Achievements of Royal Society Fellows and other scientists to be exhibited across the UK' and 'Out of this world: The Partnership Grants scheme supports a school science programme that’s about to launch into space'.
  • Spring 2009 (PDF)
    'Young explorers touchdown in New Zealand: International Expedition Prize is a ‘once in a lifetime experience’' and 'Science takes to the stage: The Royal Shakespeare Company premiers a new play on the emergence of modern science'
  • Autumn 2008 (PDF)
    'Life Through the Lens: Putting a spotlight on science work in Africa' and 'Smart answers to big questions: The Summer Science Exhibition 2008 brought cutting-edge UK science to life'
  • Summer 2008 (PDF)
    'Carbon capture essential: Coal is back on the agenda, but this time the issue is about increasing its use in the UK' and 'Summer in the city: This year’s Summer Science Exhibition is bigger and brighter than ever before'

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