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 […]

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, […]

The Age of Wonder wins Royal Society Prize for Science Books

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Richard Holmes’ book is a mixture of science and cultural history showing how scientific and literary endeavors enriched each other and were animated by common ideals. Started with diary of the  Botanist Joseph Banks, whose diaries of this paradisiacal island made him a scientific celebrity in the eighteen century. Ironically he was elected  as the president […]