Science is Vital – 0 – 35,000 in three weeks

On the afternoon of September 8th Dr Jenny Rohn set something off that has developed into something beyond her expectations. The Science Is Vital campaign has gone from 0-35,000 supporters in a very short time with almost zero resources. Richard Grant and I have tried to give you some of Read more…

Gallomanor Towers is back open

We closed the office for five weeks and much as you want to read my reflections on what that meant, I shan’t bore you other than to say it does help you forget the unimportant things and realise what you miss and don’t. Since returning Sophia and I presented at Read more…

Gallomanor towers is closed

It’s nearly August. Next week they’re digging up the road outside the office. It’s been a good, but busy year so far, so we’re closing the office until September. We’ll still be working from time to time so please do call or email as needed but please be patient if Read more…

Alliance of Youth Movements – London Summit 2010

There was quite a gathering of new media luminaries in London in early March.  Joe Rospars, Mike Slaby, Sam Graham-Felsen, Jared Cohen, Scott Heiferman from Meet-up, & Ramya Raghaven from YouTube amongst many others. The Alliance of Youth Movements had invited them to talk about how young people are and can Read more…

Preview of what’s coming

It's busy.  Very, very busy at the moment. We're in the finishing straight for the phase I redevelopment of the I'm a Scientist website. You can see how it looks at www.imascientist.org.uk.  There are still some rough edges but I hope you'll be blown away by what the team have Read more…

Robin Hood Tax Online

I was putting my feet up the week before Christmas.  We’d had a hard, but good year in 2009. 2010 was going to be a tough start so having a couple of days off before the festivities seemed like a good idea.  There wasn’t going to be much free time Read more…

work@gallomanor – thank you

We've had over 70 applications for the Office Admin job we advertised. Sophia spoke to about potential candidates over this week and we've now shortlisted 5 candidates who we are interviewing on Monday.  The smart ones will be subscribed to this blog and will read this post. That means they'll Read more…

work@gallomanor

We’re hiring. We’re getting busier.  With I’m a Scientist now rolling out to up to 500 schools this year we need to take on some help. We’re looking for an Admin Assistant (although you’ll get to choose a much funkier job title if you like – I’m a Defender of Read more…

I’m a Scientist gets the go-ahead

Two and a half years ago, in May 2007, Sophia and I started looking at extending the I’m a Councillor event.  We started a budget for I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here.  We applied to the Wellcome Trust to fund a pilot.  That kicked off in June 2008.  Read more…

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