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It’s never too early to start standing up for science
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Sense about Science is an independent campaigning charity that runs the Voice of Young Science (VoYS) network. With the support of universities and learned societies across Europe, the early career researchers that make up this international network are encouraged and empowered to stand up for science in public discussion.

Evidence Matters
Evidence Matters
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

“Before you make up your mind, open it.” These words from Mairead McGuinness (MEP) exemplify the best way citizens and politicians can work together to ensure evidence is used in policy making.

Credit Ros Gleadow
Time to teach?
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Has there ever been so much pressure on researchers who teach? Students expect more and more for their tuition fee, but time spent developing high-quality learning resources is time away from generating research outputs, publishing papers and writing grants. During the SEB+ session ‘The Teaching-Research Nexus’, organised by Graham Scott and George Littlejohn at the SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg, we discussed inventive ways researchers can balance this see-saw of responsibilities.

Careers Day
Communicating your personal brand
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

In today’s competitive job market, knowing how to communicate effectively has never been more important – whether it’s your research results or your personal qualities. During our pre-conference careers day at the 2017 SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg, early career delegates received a masterclass in getting themselves seen, heard and above all remembered, on the international science arena.