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Why are there still so few black scientists in the UK?
There have been many reports but little action: the UK’s university science departments have a serious diversity problem – experts explain what needs to change

Aarathi Prasad

10, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Britain’s ‘brutal’ cuts to overseas aid put African science projects in peril
Lifesaving research on fighting drought and climate change at risk after snap decision to halt crucial funding

Robin McKie

28, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Black graduates 'shut out' of academic science and technology careers
Royal Society report shows white students twice as likely as black students to achieve top Stem degrees

Rachel Hall, Education reporter

26, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK scientists highlight 12 criteria for Covid vaccine passports
Royal Society says issues such as certifying immunity and data protection need to be considered

Sarah Boseley Health editor

19, Feb, 2021 @1:57 PM

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'It'll upset a few fellows': Royal Society adds Jocelyn Bell Burnell portrait
Painting of astrophysicist joins male-dominated collection at organisation’s London HQ

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

28, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Easing Covid limits early 'could inflate deaths and deepen recession'
Experts say government must not risk pitting the economy against public health

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

13, Aug, 2020 @7:12 PM

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UK children could 'lose 3% of lifetime earnings' due to lockdown school closures
Royal Society report warns without catch up younger children potentially face loss of £40,000 future income

Richard Adams, Education editor

23, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Evidence for wearing face masks is clear | Letter
Letters: Research strongly supports the importance of face coverings in a variety of contexts, says Dominic Abrams

Letters

08, Jul, 2020 @4:51 PM

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Sir John Houghton obituary
Renowned Welsh physicist whose work helped to forge Britain’s reputation as a global leader in climate science

Fiona Harvey

08, May, 2020 @4:02 PM

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Robert May, former UK chief scientist and chaos theory pioneer, dies aged 84
Friends and colleagues pay tribute to gifted polymath whose achievements spanned biology, physics and public policy

Naaman Zhou

30, Apr, 2020 @2:17 AM

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Lord May of Oxford obituary
Influential chief scientific adviser to the government who made politicians and scientists think about the public they served

Georgina Ferry

29, Apr, 2020 @12:12 PM

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Terrawatch: how Earth's conveyor belt hides rare metals
Researchers analysed volcanoes to discover some minerals go round deep earth loop many times

Kate Ravilious

03, Dec, 2019 @9:30 PM

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