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David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science and the Office for Life Sciences has recently published a document titled The (2012) Strategy for UK Life Sciences. The strategy includes an injection of £310m to support the discovery, development and commercialisation of research. It is hoped that the funding will help realize a vision […]

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This is one of the most viewed scientific cartoons on the web. If you haven’t seen it yet, this is for you. If you have seen this already it is well worth viewing again! The cartoon was created by Matushiq Sotak and reprinted with permission. Tweet This Post

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EURODOC recently released a report analysing the current situation of more than 7500 doctoral candidates in twelve countries (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden). This study was intended to answer to two main questions: a) what is the actual situation concerning funding, social benefits and working conditions […]

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In honour of their 100 year anniversary, the Biochemical Society has released a series of videos that give viewers an intimate look into the important moments in the careers of numerous science legends. One of my favourite videos is the interview with Alec Jeffreys who spoke about the ‘Golden Age of Genetics’. Which is your […]

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I need to hear from all of the European biologists out there. How do you use Twitter, Facebook, blogs and the other social medial tools that are at your disposal? How big a part do they play in your daily activity? As a blog geared towards European scientists doing reseach in the biological sciences, I […]

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