D.H. stands for Quacks

Ever heard of the Department of Health (DH)? Of course you have. So, as an organisation managed by the Departmental Board that work within the boundaries set by Ministers, is it safe for me to assume you would trust their judgement when making decisions about healthcare? Well then, maybe you will be surprised to hear … Continue reading

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Science Is Vital

Today, Vince Cable gave a speech that, pretty much, confirmed what all those involved in science and research, were already expecting to hear.  Science: expect some cuts!! Ok, but how much and where?  Well, what we do know is that the department for Business, Innovation and Skills needs to make at least a massive 25% … Continue reading

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Working up a viral “Storm”

The 9-minute beat poem “Storm” is the brain child of the incredibly talented Tim Minchin.  For those of you inauspicious types, unconscious to his existence, here comes a brief biography of who he is.  Born in Perth, Australia, Tim (the Rock and Roll Nerd) has found fame through composing music, acting, writing and his infectious, … Continue reading

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