Science Is Vital: CSR Impact

Oh yes, the Science Is Vital crew are back and we’re back because UK science needs your help again. First of all, please let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped us with our campaign last year, which resulted in the freeze of government funding for UK science and research for the next … Continue reading

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Science Is Vital – my Journey

In almost exactly one month (since Vince Cable gave his speech and the subsequent call-to-arms from Dr Jenny Rohn) Science Is Vital became a petition of over 24,000 signatures, a 2000-strong rally and it had dates in the diary for a lobby of Parliament and an official visit to 10 Downing Street to personally deliver … Continue reading

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A letter from my MP

After an encouraging meeting with my MP, Jeremy Corbyn, at the Science Is Vital lobby and after him signing the Science Is Vital Early Day Motion 767, he also chose to write to me as well – the day before the Comprehensive Spending Review.  What a lovely man indeed (though, honestly, I’m probably only feeling … 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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