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Diversity is the key to unlocking scientific innovations

Posted on November 15th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

October 2018 started with Cern professor Alessandro Stumia’s disparaging speech about women in which he proclaimed, to a predominately female audience of physicists, that ‘physics was invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation’.  Continue reading “Diversity is the key to unlocking scientific innovations” »

There’s nothing more innovative than science – so why don’t we talk about it?

Posted on November 8th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

Today is – a day where we celebrate the achievements that scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians have made through the centuries. It’s also a day which aims to inspire young people to go into STEM subjects by showing them how innovative each of the fields can be. In fact, that’s why November 8th was chosen: N-O-V8—get it? Continue reading “There’s nothing more innovative than science – so why don’t we talk about it?” »

Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by in Chemistry

Chemistry Opinion Survey 2017-12-11 15-06-07

Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »