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"theWeather Club" is launched for weather lovers across Britain.

The Royal Meteorological Society has recently launched "theWeather Club" to bring together like minded weather lovers from across Britain. Read more

07 October 2010

Royal Meteorological Society awards 2010 call for nominations

The Society's awards for excellence in meteorology are held in high regards across the international community Read more

16 November 2010

New group to bring together expertise on overseas development projects

This October sees the launch of the Learned Societies for Development (LSfD) steering group and network under the UK National Commission for UNESCO. Read more

11 October 2010

Scientists of the Future

Future Morph launched their second action on the Orange ‘Do Some Good’ app today Read more

03 September 2012

Future Morph Planet SciCast Award 2010

On Friday 16th July, The Royal Institution in London played host to the annual SciCast awards ceremony Read more

08 September 2010

Science for Careers Expert Group report published

Science for Careers Expert Group report published and warns that unless science speaks to young people the UK faces skills shortages Find out more here. Read more

01 March 2010

Financial Times Science podcast

Listen to the latest FT Science podcast presented by Clive Cookson of the Financial Times with regular studio guest Diana Garnham, CEO of the Science Council Read more

21 September 2010

Biofuels, snake venom and BP's oil spill

This weeks FT Science podcast hears about biofuel research in the US, anti-snake venom in Brazil and estimating the amount of oil leaked from the broken BP pipe. Read more

11 November 2010

The Browne Report on student finance is published

We respond to Lord Browne's independent review of higher education and student finance. Read more

12 October 2010

Science Council Priorities for UK Science and Innovation Policy 2010 - 2015

Science Council Priorities for UK Science and Innovation Policy 2010 - 2015 Read more

15 March 2010

New Principles on Scientific Advice to Government

The Government has released new principles on scientific advice to Government in response to concerns from the science community following the dismissal of Professor Nutt. Read more

10 January 2010

Gareth Roberts Science Policy Lecture 2009

Professor Sir David King outlines his priorities for science in the 21st century Read more

21 October 2009

Sustainable Cities Event - 15th June 2009

The Natural Capital Initiative and Science Council held an evening event in London on 15 June 2009, to explore the concept of ‘greening’ a city. Read more

16 June 2009

RAS publication introduces big science for the big society

The Royal Astronomical Society have published a new booklet detailing the hidden benefits to society of the study of astronomy. Read more

27 September 2010

MP web awards winners announced

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT presented Charlie Elphicke MP with the Overall Winner’s award. Read more

19 November 2010

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, collects award

Research undertaken by Echo Research on behalf of BCS, was recognised with a silver award for best use of communication measurement in the business to business category. Read more

19 November 2010

Science a key foundation for international development

House of Commons Science & Technology report on science and international development Read more

26 October 2012

Heseltine review calls for long term science investment

Heseltine review calls for long term science investment Read more

02 November 2012

Science Council New Registers Project

Two research projects have been comissioned to assess the potential for developing two new registers at technician and graduate level following the success of the CSci scheme Read more

17 December 2010

Gender issues in science

Diana Garnham is the first guest blogger for 2011 on the UKRC web site. She describes her unpredictable non-science career path to the Science Council and the importance of science engaging and involving the whole of society. Read more

07 January 2011

Future Morph is now on Twitter

Follow Future Morph at @future_morph to hear all about where studying science and maths can take you Read more

11 January 2011

Two new Chief Executives for Science Council member bodies

The Society of General Microbiology and Institute of Biomedical Science have both announced new appointments Read more

25 January 2011

Science careers far broader than parents perceive

A survey launched by TV scientist Brian Cox today, reveals that almost a third of parents have no idea about the jobs available in medicine, science and engineering. Read more

03 February 2011

Putting Science on the Map in National Science and Engineering Week

It's time to stop hiding. Read more

15 March 2011

New Registers consultation opens

The Science Council invites feedback on draft standards for new registers in science: Registered Science Technician and Registered Scientist Read more

12 April 2011

September 2012

Including government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

17 September 2012

Sir Tom Blundell elected President

Sir Tom Blundell has been elected to be the new President of the Science Council Read more

09 June 2011

Sir Tom Blundell Elected President

08 June 2011

Hidden Science goes sporty

From Friday 1st July the Hidden Science action on the ‘Do Some Good’ app will be covering all things related to sport. Read more

28 June 2011

Hidden Science goes travelling

As schools break up for the summer holidays the Hidden Science action will be focused on Travel & Tourism during August Read more

04 August 2011

London Fashion Week: where creativity meets science and technology

Where science meets fashion careers Read more

01 September 2011

20% of UK workforce depends on science skills

New Science Council report reveals shape of UK workforce Read more

05 September 2011

October 2012

Including government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

29 October 2012

Science Council and unionlearn unite to boost science skills

Joint commitment to support technician workforce endorsed this week Read more

23 June 2014

Science Council welcomes VQ Day

Science Council announces the creation of a Vocational Qualifications Committee to provide expert advice on vocational qualifications in science Read more

04 June 2014

New Executive Director at Royal Statistical Society

Hetan Shah took up his new role as Executive Director on 3 October 2011 Read more

04 October 2011

Open Consultations

A list of open public consultations on science and education issues which relate to the interests of the Science Council and Members Read more

17 October 2011

Good careers guidance has never been so important warn MPs

Education Select Committee warns against making schools solely responsible for careers guidance Read more

23 January 2013

Business-University Collaboration Review

Sir Tim Wilson's Review of Business-University Collaboration is published 28th February 2012. Read more

28 February 2012

Women of Outstanding achievement award 2012 open for nominations

UKRC and WISE have announced eight categories for this years joint awards Read more

27 April 2012

July 2014

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

28 July 2014

Awards for Excellence in Meteorology

The call for nominations is now open for the Royal Meteorological Society’s 2012 awards Read more

15 May 2012

IPEM announce new CEO

The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) has announced the appointment of Rosemary Cook CBE to the post of Chief Executive Officer Read more

17 May 2012

First science technicians join the register

Vince Cable and Lord Sainsbury have presented registration certificates to the first technicians to be awarded Registered Science Technician (RSciTech) status. Read more

07 June 2012

The Royal Meteorological Society seeks new Chief Executive

Current CEO, Professor Paul Hardaker has been appointed as the new Chief Executive at the Institute of Physics from September 2012 Read more

08 June 2012

Science Council welcomes Sports Scientists in Olympic Year

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) has become a member of the Science Council Read more

23 July 2012

2013 John Maddox Prize for standing up for science

The prize is a joint initiative of Nature and Sense about Science and is now open for nominations Read more

02 May 2013

Science Council members to award scholarships for mathematics teachers

Science Council members to award scholarships for mathematics teachers Read more

21 December 2012

April 2013

Science Council news, government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

01 May 2013

E-Mentoring for Science Careers

The Social Mobility Foundation is looking for mentors to provide career advise to sixteen and seventeen year olds Read more

05 March 2013

Health and Safety Executive chair appointed IChemE president

Judith Hackitt CBE become the Institution of Chemical Engineers’ 73rd President Read more

21 May 2013

Science Council welcomes two new Members

New members take Science Council membership up to 41 professional bodies and learned societies Read more

04 July 2013

STEM skills in high demand but shortage of qualified technicians ‘stubbornly high’ say CBI

Annual education and skills survey highlighs demand for STEM skills outstripping supply Read more

16 July 2013

IES appoints first CEO

The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) has appointed Adam Donnan as the organisation’s first CEO in its 42 year history Read more

18 July 2013

White coats not essential - Science Council opens search for the UK’s leading scientists

Search for the UK’s leading and most admired professional scientist Read more

31 July 2013

May 2014

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

02 June 2014

Institute of Physics published guide to supporting students with dyslexia

Scientific body produces practical guidance to supporting STEM students with dyslexia Read more

25 September 2013

‘Why Science needs ethics’: Roberts Science Policy Lecture 2013

The fourth biennial Science Council Robert’s Lecture was given by Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve on 8th October 2013 Read more

23 October 2013

June 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

08 November 2013

July 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

08 November 2013

August 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

08 November 2013

October 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

08 November 2013

November 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

08 November 2013

‘Science teachers must maintain pupils’ curiosity’ says Ofsted

Report recognises the importance of practical science in schools Read more

22 November 2013

CIWEM appoints new CEO

Dr. Simon Festing has been appointed as the new CEO of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management Read more

28 November 2013

Sharon Ann Holgate: “Why I am a Chartered Scientist”

The value of being a Chartered Scientist Read more

03 December 2013

Families need broader view of science

Pupil’s narrow perception of the careers available from science limits their aspirations Read more

04 December 2013

Institute of Water launch Chartered Scientist

Institute becomes 28th licenced body of the Science Council Read more

10 December 2013

December 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

19 December 2013

100 leading UK practising scientists

Celebrating the changing face of UK science Read more

14 January 2014

100 leading UK practising scientists

Science Council challenges UK’s narrow and old-fashioned view of science by releasing a list of the country’s 100 leading practising scientists Read more

14 January 2014

Skills the single biggest impediment to economic growth

Science Council meeting with Lord Adonis highlights urgent need for skills revolution Read more

28 January 2014

Not enough done to improve gender diversity in science say MPs

Science and Technology Committee urge science community to do more to tackle bias and stereotypes Read more

06 February 2014

February 2014

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

11 February 2014

Royal Society publishes diversity data analysis

4-year diversity programme findings published today examining the make-up of the scientific workforce Read more

07 March 2014

March 2014

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

20 March 2014

Essential for UK economy that practical skills are at the heart of A levels

Practical skills are integral to science and vital for science employers Read more

09 April 2014

April 2013

Round up of government and parliamentary news and appointments, public policy and more Read more

29 April 2014

London schools experience the diversity of science and engineering futures

Over 500 London school students experience the diversity of science and engineering futures at STEM from the City event Read more

27 June 2014

Policy Briefings

18 July 2014