Write or Wrong?

Write or Wrong?

Coco-pops, beanbags and motivational posters: my first impressions on entering the Outbox Incubator house last Friday. The collective brainpower concentrated in that one house was almost palpable, getting its breakfast fuelling.   I was invited to give a two-hour seminar on communication skills – writing in particular – and by the time I left the Outbox inmates already had a number of blogs and other written assignments in gestation, now since published. I thought I’d better practice what I preach and end my summer blog...
Science research: how young is too young?

Science research: how young is too young?

This blog post is taken from a talk I gave at the Royal Society on 6th March 2015 at an event celebrating 350 years of scientific journals, starting in 1665 with the publication of Philosophical Transactions, which is still published today.  As part of Publishing 350, the Royal Society has partnered with Young Scientists Journal to publish articles produced by schools in receipt of its Partnership Grants. This special collaborative issue is due in early July. It was a fantastic opportunity, if somewhat daunting, to be speaking at the...