‘Best left alone’ is not the motto we want for our health regulators

It being half-term you can never have enough travel games on hand. Current favourites for me are: a) guessing who will be the new Director of the Wellcome Trust and; b) thinking of  a name for the body  created if you merged all the current Research Councils into one. I did apply for the former … Continue reading ‘Best left alone’ is not the motto we want for our health regulators

Winston: Never has so little, been done by so many in Government on public engagement in science

Says Winston ('Lord' that is, not Churchill). Saw this interview on the Energy and Environment Managementwebsite  and thought it worth posting because of Robert Winston's criticism of the Government's approach to public engagement in science.  It consists of two video interviews although you can get a sense of the major points of the interview from … Continue reading Winston: Never has so little, been done by so many in Government on public engagement in science