At the end of May, we announced the winners of our Science Communication Competition. This month the 3rd prize written piece ‘Cancer: a disease of bad luck, or bad lifestyle?’ by Jessica Hardy, who is studying for a DPhil in Pathology at the University of Oxford, was published in the December issue of The Biochemist.
To coincide with the publication of this piece, we asked Johanna Laibe, who is studying for a Masters by Research in structural bioinformatics at Kingston University and is the 3rd prize winner of the video competition, about the inspiration behind her video ‘In between the (beta)-sheets’. Continue reading →
By Gabriele Butkute, Science Policy Officer at the Biochemical Society and the Royal Society of Biology
What world do we want to live in in 30 years time? What values do we want the society to live by? How will science and engineering affect our life going forward and what is the role that they should play? These are among the questions that were asked during the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) 30th anniversary celebrations on Monday 14th November. The event looked ahead at the role of science and engineering over the next 30 years and discussed what we can do now to make the future that we want a reality.
By Matthew Kemp, Co-president, Cambridge Hands-On Science
6500 excitable children and 80 equally excitable demonstrators at 35 explosive events over 7 action-packed weeks, with one van full of experiments. This is the CHaOS Summer Science Roadshow 2016!
Cambridge Hands-On Science (or the apt acronym CHaOS) is a student-run voluntary organisation based in the University of Cambridge that aims to show that science can be fun, relevant and easily understood through a plethora of experiments and interactive experiences. Continue reading →