EU science chief: msg to academics and policymakers

CaSE  held its annual lecture last night with a most prominent speaker: the EU Chief Scientific Adviser to President J.M. Barroso. In addition to an invigorating talk about European scientific excellence and her role in promoting it, Prof Anne Glover had clear messages to the scientific and policymaking communities. Science in part of our CULTURE. […]

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Update on London

Warm weather is giving way to the Royal Wedding this week. At the same time, I am negotiating practicalities at my new work place, University College London Environment Institute, and struggling to get reception on my new fancy smart phone. Hours of sitting on the tube and at Carphone warehouse will hopefully be rewarded by […]

Back from the ice age

After a long silence it is time to write again. And after a lot of fuss, travel and relocation head-aches, I finally have a moment TO write! The spring in London is absolutely fabulous. Let me think.. is that the word they use so much around here? “Faaa-bulous”. It’s not fantastic.. that much I know […]

HASSLE

Thank G for the sun shining today! Our life has become a complete hassle frontier. Flat searching in London, car selling in Amsterdam, lease resigning, other travels, work, deadlines, colds, backpains and then the rest of the normal stuff. Every now and then I try to reflect on our “modern nomadic lifestyle”, and come to […]