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Astronaut Tim Peake to show 'how far science takes you'
…Astronaut Tim Peake is to launch a £7m scheme to get more people into science… far, literally, science can take you". The projects will target women… in particular after figures showed one in six workers in key science-related sectors…


Cruising for global ocean science
… project here with science adviser, Dr Steve Simpson from Exeter University.…


In Pictures: When art and science collide
… and Health Sciences, Department of Psychology, investigated dreams for this piece of work… explained. Ben Whittaker, from College of Science, Department of Biosciences, worked…. Tanjil Sowgat, from the College of Science, Department of Geography, photographed…


Science teachers 'are like gold dust'
… it will attract more people like Aled Mason, a pharmacist turned science teacher in Swansea…


Science Centre roof 'melts' on hottest ever June day in Glasgow
… and Fife. The "weatherproof" membrane on Glasgow Science Centre's roof melted… Science Centre said: "As Scotland enjoys 'taps aff' weather, the weatherproof membrane…


Science Fair returns to Belfast
…The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Primary Science Fair is back in Belfast…


Moon artist Luke Jerram unveils giant Earth sculpture
… and science festival at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire. Stroud-born Mr Jerram said "humanity has…


Selkirk-based Ryboquin completes company acquisition
… to be involved in the cutting edge of medical science," he said. Nanogenics chief executive…


Science wants to know how your garden grows
…Researchers at Dundee University are recruiting green-fingered people across Scotland as "citizen scientists". It is part of a pan-European project in which gardeners and growers are gathering data about their soil. The findings will be…


European Commission hopes for big science funding uplift
…) on science in the next EU budget. The funding programme, dubbed HorizonEU , covers…. Open science, or researcher-driven projects, would get €25.8bn; and innovation… out by Science Commissioner Carlos Moedas in a press conference in Brussels…