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Marloes Peeters on Her Week in Westminster

My Week in Westminster #SciWestminster17 By Marloes Peeters (lecturer Chemical Biology ManMet) After Brexit and recent comments of Michael Gove (“Britain has had enough of experts”), I gained an interest in how policymakers use scientific evidence to support their decisions. … Continue reading

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Man Met scientists join politicians for a week in Westminister

Dr Marloes Peeters and Dr James Pritchett are part of a unique pairing scheme run by the Royal Society. The scheme pairs scientists with politicians and civil servants so that they can learn about each other’s worlds, and explore how … Continue reading

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A Communication Lacking in Engagement

By Sam Illingworth Last week the Science and Technology Committee (STC) published their report on Science communication and engagement, which came after a prolonged Science communication inquiry. This inquiry considered many written pieces of evidence from experts, either in written … Continue reading

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