How many times is “Science” mentioned in each party’s manifesto?

The U.K. General Election is fast approaching, and each political party is clamouring for the public's attention. All main parties have now published their manifestos: the document outlining plans and policies the party will implement if in office. In them you will find promises of reducing unemployment, cutting the nation's deficit, and improving the National … Continue reading How many times is “Science” mentioned in each party’s manifesto?

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Grant-Givers: Embrace (and Fund!) Research Without Impact

impact / n.  the benefit or contribution to society of research Researchers in the U.K.—and likely elsewhere—will be no strangers to the term "impact". Our research is supposed to have it. We are supposed to evidence it. Our institutions in their Research Excellence Framework—the "system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education … Continue reading Grant-Givers: Embrace (and Fund!) Research Without Impact