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Science Academies call for G20 action to improve global health

In a joint statement, presented to Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel today, science academies from G20 states came together to highlight the challenge of communicable and non-communicable disease to global health and the economy.  The statement offers strategies and tools to tackle commu...

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Science priorities for Brexit

Today, Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee published an open letter to the Government, stressing the importance of UK research and inno...

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Award holders' discussion dinner: Dame Janet Thornton

On 21st February 2017, the Academy hosted a discussion dinner for award holders on the topic of Big Data. Professor Dame Janet Thornton DBE FRS FMedSci, Fellow of the Academy and world leader in bioinformatics was the guest speaker for our recent award holders&...

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Academy Fellow awarded prestigious Brain Prize

Academy Fellow Ray Dolan FRS FMedSci,  Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Director of the Max Plank Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing at University College London, has been awarded

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