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December 17, 2014

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1:16 PM | Video of John Boik, Houston Oasis: Creating a More Egalitarian Society
John Boik’s talk at Houston Oasis, December 7, 2014 is available on YouTube. The title is “Creating a More Egalitarian Society: An Introduction to Economic Direct Democracy.” A general overview Continue Reading → The post Video of John Boik, Houston Oasis: Creating a More Egalitarian Society appeared first on Principled Societies Project.
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10:10 AM | Practical science: the lab technician
Pat Edwards is a Research Support Technician in the Structural Studies Division at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge. She spoke to The Long+Short about her job. […]

December 16, 2014

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12:50 AM | Top 4 of 2014: Your Favourite Canine Science Posts
As December rolls into its second half, and the days warm up - or cool down - depending on where you are situated on the globe, we wanted to say thank you for joining us in 2014 - we are continually blown away with the popular and supportive community we have around us at Do You Believe in Dog? here on the blog, on Facebook and also on Twitter. Taking our lead from Companion Animal Psychology, we decided to jump into some statistics (because hey, we are scientists!) to see […]

Scanlon E. (2013). Scholarship in the digital age: Open educational resources, publication and public engagement, British Journal of Educational Technology, 45 (1) 12-23. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12010

Stilgoe J. & J. Wilsdon (2014). Why should we promote public engagement with science?, Public Understanding of Science, 23 (1) 4-15. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0963662513518154

Wong-Parodi G. & Strauss B.H. (2014). Team science for science communication., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25225381

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December 11, 2014

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11:37 AM | Parliament from the inside
Every year scientists and policymakers pair up and shadow each other as part of the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme. Two MRC researchers have recently completed a ‘Week in Westminster’. Here Dr […]
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11:05 AM | Scientists: your Parliament needs you!
Every year scientists and policymakers pair up and shadow each other as part of the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme. Two MRC researchers have recently completed a ‘Week in Westminster’. Here Dr […]

December 04, 2014

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11:31 AM | The history of animal research at the NIMR
Today’s research animals live in high-tech environments designed with welfare in mind. The contrast with the situation in the early 20th century when the MRC National Institute for Medical Research […]

November 26, 2014

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12:45 PM | How drones and monkeys are helping malaria research
A malaria parasite once thought confined to macaque monkeys is infecting humans more and more. Hot on its tail are researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, […]
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