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Fiona Fox's blog on science and the media

reflections on the referendum

This has been a bruising week for the scientific community. Many I spoke to describe going through something like the stages of grief, moving through shock, sadness, and anger to recrimination and blame. Few have reached resignation yet and editorials urging the community to reflect on what we could…

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poles apart

This is a guest post by Tom Sheldon, Senior Press Manager at the SMC.   In March 2016 the Natural Environment … read more

call off the hunt

Am I the only one who feels sorry for Tim Hunt? Judging from my inbox, I’m not. I can’t help … read more

abandon hype, all

The main subject of discussion at this year’s SMC Christmas bash was a new study published the same day, claiming … read more

a battle too far?

Recently Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety at Queens University Belfast, finally got to publish the findings of his independent … read more

why I accepted an OBE

I met my future husband at a protest outside BBC Broadcasting House in 1989, called to mark the first anniversary … read more

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