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Published: Jul 23, 2013 5:38:55 PM

Cassar Plowden 2012

Science and Heritage Programme Director Awarded 2012 Plowden Medal

Professor May Cassar ACR FIIC FRSA FSA has been awarded the 2012 Plowden Medal. More...

Published: Jun 20, 2012 10:53:00 AM

Research Officer post - University of Bath

Research Officer - fixed term contract
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Salary:   Starting from £30,122, rising to £31,948
Closing Date:   Tuesday 29 May 2012
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  BB1019

The position advertised is for a Post Doc Research Officer to work for 1 year fixed term on a 3 year Research Council funded project. The PARNASSUS project is a multidisciplinary collaborative project funded under the Science & Heritage programme jointly by the Arts and Humanities (AHRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Councils (EPSRC). More...

Published: May 16, 2012 1:26:37 PM

British Science Association Media Fellowships Scheme 2012 - Applications now open

The British Science Association runs an annual Media Fellowship scheme for scientists, social scientists, engineers and clinicians to spend the summer working with national news journalists to improve their communication skills and media awareness.

This is a fantastic opportunity for researchers at any stage of their career to spend 3-8 weeks working with print, TV and radio hosts including the BBC, Guardian, Nature and the Times to produce accurate, well-informed stories about developments in science, and to work alongside the UK’s top science editors in the British Science Festival Press Centre, returning to work with media confidence, contacts, and first-class communication skills.

The BSA welcomes applications from researchers at all stages of their career from universities, institutes and industry across the UK. For more information on eligibility criteria and experiences from past Media Fellows and to apply online, go to The closing date for applications is 11 March 2012.

The BSA Media Fellowships Scheme is sponsored by RCUK, Wellcome Trust, BBSRC, STFC and the IET.


Published: Feb 28, 2012 4:42:29 PM

House of Lords Science and Technology Committee Science and Heritage follow up

In 2006, the Lords Science and Technology Committee published a report entitled Science and Heritage, 9th report of session 2005-06, HL Paper 256. An update was published in October 2007 (8th report of session 2006-7, HL Paper 168). More...

Published: Jan 3, 2012 4:34:49 PM