Leading research bodies are asking for an urgent meeting to discuss the Scottish government’s announcement of a ban on GM cultivation. The decision has no basis in scientific fact and is anti-science in Scotland, they say
An analysis of journal papers indicates IMI’s research has a high impact, but the partnership’s former head Michel Goldman says bibliometrics do not properly reflect the interests of participants. New metrics are needed to assess interdisciplinary projects
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are looking for clues in the animal world to make robots more efficient. Dr Fumyia Iida and his team are observing how animals move and work, so they can improve the energy efficiency of robotic locomotion.
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Martin Rees, UK Astronomer Royal tells Science|Business why it is important to bring entrepreneurial cash and the principles of open innovation to bear on one of the biggest questions in science: Are we alone?
Fresh data from the European Commission shows there is an increase in new female graduates. But a lack of women in leadership roles is a continuing problem, says Curt Rice, who leads Norway's committee on gender balance in research
Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas wants an initiative to tackle science misconduct to be in place by the end of the year. It is an issue Europe is divided on, says Simon Godecharle, researcher and ethicist at KU Leuven
The EU Commission is setting up a new science advice scheme. Before recruiting experts, it should specify the goals and methodology, says Martin Kowarsch, Head of Scientific Assessments, Ethics and Public Policy at Germany’s MCC climate change research institute
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report Fixing the system: Horizon 2020 should focus on the overall system for delivering healthcare, experts say
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The world spends millions a year on telescopes, synchrotrons, colliders, DNA databases and other ‘big science’ projects. What does it get for that money?
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A submarine designed and built by engineering students at the University of Warwick was awarded 1st Prize for Innovation at the 2015 the International Submarine Races (ISR)
UCL has been shortlisted for the The Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship for the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.