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Courtney Williams in BBC2 University challenge Episode 13

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Congratulation to Courtney Williams the Lead Editor of Young Scientists Journal  and part of the Imperial College London Team for her appearance in  BBC2  University challenge  – Episode 13  on 8:00pm Mon, 27 Sep 2010http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00v1wrt/University_Challenge_2010_2011_Episode_13/  The team from the University of the Arts London fights it out with Imperial College London for a place in the second round […]

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Scientist survivors.. a twist on reality TV shows, scientists compete for kids’ votes,

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From a post by   Edyta Zielinska in Scientist.com   “I’ve always been a bit shy about talking about science,” said Kerstin Zechner, a genetics graduate student at the University of Oxford. So when she heard about the online competition that let high school students decide whether a scientist is worthy of receiving a ₤500 prize, Zechner hesitated, […]

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Summer Science Reading Contest 2010

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Joanne of Joanne Loves Science introduces a joint venture with herself and Jeff of Scienticity Reading Challenge whose purpose is to get kids to read a non-fiction science book and create a video review.More information can be found at More information can be found at http://www.joannelovesscience.com/kidsreadscience

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The Royal Society Prizes for Science Books

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The Royal Society celebrates the very best in popular science writing. Ever since the Prizes were originally established in 1988 they have had the same aim – to encourage the writing, publishing and reading of good and accessible popular science books. They have grown to become one of the UK’s most prestigious non-fiction literary prizes […]

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A Short Tour of the Cryosphere

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Even though most of us do not live in the polar regions or don’t even see icebergs or ice sheets very often, no matter where you live, the snow and ice of the Earth’s cryosphere has an impact on your climate. NASA released an amazing new view of Earth’s frozen regions today, using visual satellite […]