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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High street’s day of the dead – Welcomed!

Sunday’s article in the Guardian Business sector is an interesting account of the current economic climate, retail market and customer preference. After our household just recently bought into the “tablet hype” we too have been quite keen to follow the market trends in electronics and the competition out there. I wouldn’t like to be an […]

Academic Writing Month

“The time has come the time has come the time has come today” Not convinced? Well, I fear my time has come. To write. After slow progress on several papers, I must pick myself up amidst all the hassle and end-of-contract chaos and simply push. As my mentor says: You must be selective about what […]

When we can’t afford to burn the reserves.. economics of carbon emissions:

“if listed and state-owned companies were to release reserves for burning at equal rates, there would be 80 per cent more fossil fuels listed on stock exchanges than society can afford to burn” Read more on Carbon bubble is a real risk for markets – FT.com (requires subscription or registration for 8 free articles / […]