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Professor Jonathon Pines, head of the division of Cancer Biology at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society. Here, he explains why his election is such an honour for a UK scientist, details his area of research and describes the opportunities at the ICR for furthering cancer research. Read the full story: http://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/eminent-cancer-researchers-elected-to-royal-society-fellowship
We need mathematical help to tell the difference between a real discovery and the illusion of one. Fellow of the Royal Society and future President of the Royal Statistical Society, Sir David Spiegelhalter visits Dr Nicole Janz to discuss reproducibility in scientific publications.
Professor of Genomic Evolution, UCD School of Medicine and UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin Founded in 1663, the Royal Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant, and life-changing discoveries in scientific history. It published Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica, and Benjamin Franklin’s kite experiment demonstrating the electrical nature of lightning. It also backed James Cook’s journey to Tahiti, reaching Australia and New Zealand, to track the Transit of Venus. The Royal Society's motto "Nullius in verba" is taken to mean "take nobody's word for it". It is an expression of the determination of Fellows to withstand the domination of authority and to verify all statements by an appeal to facts determined by experiment. The leading scientifi...
(30 Nov 2009) SHOTLIST AP Television Royal Society, London, UK, 26 November 2009 1. Wide taxi as it drives past the Royal Society building 2. Close-up the Royal Society sign over the doorway 3. Wide looking up at ceiling from stairwell 4. Mid tilt down ceiling to list of Presidents of the Royal Society list on wall 5. Mid pan left painting on wall to statue in front of window 6. Close-up statue of Newton in front of window 7. SOUNDBITE (English): Lord Martin Rees, President, the Royal Society and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge "We're one of the oldest academies in the world and mainly we look forward to the future because science is ever more part of our world and part of our concerns. But we are having the luxury of looking back on our past and r...
A Royal Fellow of the Royal Society is a member of the British Royal Family who as been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.The council of the Royal Society recommends members of the Royal Family to be elected and then the existing Fellows vote by a secret ballot whether to accept them.The ballots have only a box to tick supporting the measure; those opposing have to write "no" or otherwise mark or spoil the paper.As of 2016 the Patron was Queen Elizabeth II, and Royal Fellows were: The British Monarch is always the Patron of the Royal Society, regardless of whether he/she has been previously elected a Royal Fellow. This channel is dedicated to make Wikipedia, one of the biggest knowledge databases in the world available to people with limited vision. Article available under a Creative...
As part of its 350th anniversary celebrations, the Royal Society has published 'Seeing Further', a new book of essays by a range of scientists, science writers and other authors about science and the Royal Society over the last 350 years. Filmed at Online webcast on Thu 28 Jan 2010 6.30pm - 7.30pm For more information visit http://royalsociety.org/events/2010/seeing-further
What on earth is the RSA, and what does it do? Everyone’s favourite hairy hand (and proud RSA Fellow!) Andrew Park explains all with his trusty black pen. Narrated by George the Poet (another Fellow!) Want to support our work and become a Fellow yourself? https://www.thersa.org/fellowship/what-is-fellowship/ Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RSAEvents Like the RSA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg Listen to RSA podcasts: https://www.mixcloud.com/RSA/ See RSA Events behind the scenes: https://instagram.com/rsa_events/
Dr. Milner discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by women embracing careers in science and shares her experiences. The interview was filmed following a roundtable on women in science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Royal Society Research Fellow Professor Nguyen TK Thanh, and Chair in Nanomaterials at University College London (UCL), explains how far nanoparticles have taken cancer research. This film is part of a series of Science stories to celebrate 350 years of scientific publishing by the Royal Society. https://royalsociety.org/publishing350/ Produced by Asta Films for the Royal Society. Titles by Red Banana Productions.
Professor Jonathon Pines, head of the Division of Cancer Biology at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, responds to his election to the Royal Society and describes the opportunities for research at the ICR. Read the full story: http://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/eminent-cancer-researchers-elected-to-royal-society-fellowship
Dr James Curran from Keronite International Ltd talks about the research he carries out with the University of Cambridge as part of his Royal Society Industry Fellowship. The Royal Society Industry Fellowship is for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry and scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation.
RSE Enterprise Fellowships enable innovators and researchers to become successful entrepreneurs. With support from the BBSRC, STFC and Scottish Enterprise, awardees receive one year's funding and training to help commercialise their ideas and launch their businesses.