Statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on higher education and research following the EU referendum.

Statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on higher education and research following the EU referendum. The UK has some of the best universities and researchers in the world, and international students, academics and researchers play a significant part in that success. As the Prime Minister set out last week, the…

[Reblog]: Brexit vote rattles UK and European scientists

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union leads to concerns over funding and collaboration. Andrew Grant 24 giugno 2016 Scientists across the UK and the rest of Europe are nervously pondering the implications of the UK’s 23 June vote to leave the European Union (EU). The 52% to 48% decision raises huge questions regarding…

[Reblog]: Excellent science in the UK is at risk if it votes for Brexit

Fonte: Occam’s corner Athene Donald The European Research Council (the ERC) today announces the award of its 5000th grant to Dr Iva Tolic, a researcher in Croatia based at the Ruđer Bošković Institute in Zagreb. Tomorrow there will be a celebration of this significant milestone in the European Parliament, with the participation of Commissioner for Research, Science and…

[Reblog]: Looking beyond the Standard Model in Liverpool

Reblogged from: physicsworld.com Posted on Aug 30, 2013 3:52 pm Liverpool physicist John Fry (right) gets ready for his close-up. By Hamish Johnston Earlier this week the Physics World film crew was on Merseyside to document some of the exciting physics done in Liverpool and its environs. Our first stop was a meeting of the NA62 collaboration at the University…

[Reblog]: Why funding higher education is still a very good bet for the UK treasury

The long-term costs to government of fewer university students are greater than any short-term savings, says Pam Tatlow Data shows funding UK higher education remains a very good bet for the treasury. Photograph: Arthur Turner/Alamy Two years on from the coalition government’s decision to increase fees and revamp the system for students and universities in England, the funding of higher education remains…

Gli esperimenti LHC in una serie di film brevi

LHC, Large Hadron Collider, l’acceleratore costruito dalla comunità mondiale dei fisici delle particelle al CERN di Ginevra, con lo scopo di comprendere l’intima natura della materia, che ancora nasconde una larga fetta di Universo non solo ai nostri “sguardi”. Un progetto gigantesco, che ha coinvolto migliaia di fisici, ingegneri, informatici, tecnici, non solo alla costruzione…