YouTube is becoming the test tube of science comms – here’s 27 examples worth viewing @OfficialNIHR

The rise of YouTube is something to behold. In last week's Sunday Times - under the headline of 'From YouTube to our tube' - Youtube's CEO Susan Wojcicki talked at length about how she wants the company to become the world's most important broadcaster.  And if life in my household is anything to go by then … Continue reading YouTube is becoming the test tube of science comms – here’s 27 examples worth viewing @OfficialNIHR

Comment: Is the G8 Dementia Summit about scaling new heights or making base camp?

This time next week they will be laying the tables and giving the carpet at Lancaster House in London one last hoover. All in preparation for the G8 Dementia Summit on 10/11th December 2013. I expect the current stream of articles and stories about dementia will become a veritable flood ahead of the big day. … Continue reading Comment: Is the G8 Dementia Summit about scaling new heights or making base camp?

‘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