Let’s have a conversation about the funding of science

Throughout the Science is Vital campaign I was aware that whilst we were fighting to retain science funding, no-one really had an accurate map of current funding. We managed fine because we concentrated on funding through BIS and that was reasonably clear. If we had to enter into a wider conversation Read more…

Science is Vital – and so is the campaign strategy

Last Saturday I listened to Evan Harris talk about some failures, in his keynote at the Science Online London conference. ┬áHe wasn’t trying to be negative, just making very valid points about the complexities and subtleties of changing government policy. Two particular gems stood out: Simon Singh failed paradoxically because Read more…

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