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Animal Ethics – How much do you know?
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

Do you engage with local ethical review of animal use at your establishment? Perhaps it is done by an ethics committee, Animal Welfare Body (AWB), Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB), or Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC). The catch-all term ‘Ethical Review Body’ (ERB) can be used to refer to these institutional committees, or processes, all of which should bring together members with different expertise and perspectives in order to apply local values when considering whether and how animals are used.

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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.

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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.