Category Archives: Science Policy

The Oval, Hull, ExCel and CERN

Talking about particle physics is very audience-dependent A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk – “Scientific Section Presidential Address“, in fact – at the British Science Festival in Hull. I’ve just been sent links to a write-up (in … Continue reading

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Horizon 2020 funding if there’s no Brexit deal

This went up on the government webpages yesterday: Horizon 2020 funding if there’s no Brexit deal. In a way it is comforting that someone in government thinks enough of scientific research to even mention it in the current Mayhem. The restatement … Continue reading

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UK invests £65M in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment in US

There were a lot of happy neutrino physicists around the UK and the US on Wednesday, as the long-standing partnership between the two countries in particle physics was bolstered by a new agreement At the Guardian.  

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Why I marched for science

Science will not make moral and political choices for us, or tell us what our goals should be. But it will help delineate the possibilities for achieving them At the Guardian. Some speeches and interviews, including one with me, are … Continue reading

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