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The Br-experiment: What does Brexit mean for research & innovation?

The Br-experiment: What does Brexit mean for research & innovation?

Claudia Shute June 27, 2017 0

In an open letter signed by more than 100 heads of UK universities almost a year ago, the British academic community expressed that Brexit would be a disaster for UK science and universities. The EU has

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Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Elena Rider September 20, 2016 1

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Green Party would have an awful lot to worry about at the moment, and a hell of a lot of work to do. There are important

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Delingpole’s Magical Hold Over The Sceptics

Delingpole’s Magical Hold Over The Sceptics

James Snell January 17, 2014 4

Are Climate Change sceptics a bit too quick to swallow anything Delingpole serves up? Science denial popped up again in the last couple of weeks. Literarily energetic – but scientifically misguided – Telegraph blogger

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Are violent video games as harmful as people think?

Are violent video games as harmful as people think?

Backbencher August 27, 2013 1

Alan Grant examines the claims of those who argue that video games cause violent behaviour in young people.   Like the majority of my fellow single men, I enjoy video games. I can usually

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The GM Debate: Has Owen Paterson Predetermined His Analysis?

The GM Debate: Has Owen Paterson Predetermined His Analysis?

Laura Brown June 22, 2013 0

The stigma surrounding genetically modified crops is yet to be wholly unpacked, its myths debunked and its associated facts objectively assessed. Following this week’s speech by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural

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Should the study of politics be considered an art or a science?

Backbencher April 5, 2013 0

Sami Steinbock, on whether studying politics is an art or a science. We often distinguish between the ‘art’ of learning and the ‘science’ of doing. There is debate under which category that of studying politics

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Medicinal Drugs: Is Psychedelic Therapy the Future?

Medicinal Drugs: Is Psychedelic Therapy the Future?

Backbencher March 27, 2013 6

  Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris is a neuropsychopharmacologist (or a ‘scientist’ if you want to be more general) who works at Imperial College London. In the past he worked under David Nutt, the former chairman

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