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Branching out
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

An update from the Global Plant Council.

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BIG and little
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

One bright, cold January morning, 36 young STEM communicators gathered in ThinkTank, Birmingham’s science museum, to learn from the experiences of five experts. The Little Event, run by the STEM communicators’ network “BIG” is an annual opportunity for early career STEM communicators to develop their skills and build their network. In attendance were a range of up-and-coming communicators ranging from science museum “explainers”, to press officers, to PhD students and postdocs keen to branch out.

Speaking the same language
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

We are working to encourage our fellow scientists in the country to take time away from the bench into the community so that the public can better understand and appreciate the importance of science, as well as inspiring school pupils to explore science outside the classroom.

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In too deep?
Autumn 2015
30 September 2015

Rising temperatures, brought on by global warming, represent possibly the most daunting challenge for marine organisms, particularly those adapted to conditions in the Polar Regions. But ocean communities face many other challenges on top of this which could test their resilience to breaking point – including acidification, pollution and overfishing. In this article we hear from selected scientists, who presented their latest research at the SEB Meeting, Prague 2015.