New member of the team…

Hi, I’m Hannah and I’ve just joined the Gallomanor team. I’ll be helping to organise the ‘I’m a Scientist’ and ‘I’m an Engineer’ events, starting with those coming up very soon in March. I’m looking forward to being one of the live chat moderators to really see how it all Read more…

Loin of Lamb and Apple Charlotte

Last Friday Sophia and I finally made it to Oxford to have dinner with Dr Mark Roberts, winner of the Fluorine Zone in June 2010. Mark and his girlfriend Elsa had joined us for our post-event party in Bristol. As a way of saying thank you for a night out Read more…

No, let’s NOT sack all the science writers

Update: Dr Goldacre has taken exception to this interpretation of his remarks in the I, Science interview. We would like to make absolutely clear that Dr Goldacre does not advocate the sacking of all science writers. However, I genuinely did read his remarks to mean that he believed we should Read more…

Thoughts on THAT Pope memo – authenticity in politics

Several years ago I spoke at a conference where Stephen Coleman gave the keynote speech. My presentation (on I'm a Councillor) included what I thought was a very graceful compliment to his paper A Tale of Two Houses, on Big Brother and politics. Unfortunately Professor Coleman felt somebody else's session Read more…

AYM Biog

My attempt to post a Biog for AYM got lost in the ether. Here’s what should be in the Biog for me, Shane McCracken.  Professional:  At Gallomanor we’ve been working for over 8 years getting thousands of young people and their democratic representatives talking through online events such as I’m Read more…

Lord Drayson engages with the masses on twitter

Cross-posted from our I'm a Scientist blog: Is this the first time that a serving government minister has debated his role and the organisation of government, with random interested parties, on twitter? Some people love twitter, some think it's a load of pointless old nonsense. I confess, I've got into Read more…

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