Report Lists Universities and Disciplines Most Dependent on EU Research and Innovation Funding
A new report jointly commissioned from the Technopolis Group by the UK’s four national academies reveals exactly where EU funding goes, what kind of activities it supports and what other investment it attracts.
Machine Learning Requires Careful Stewardship Says Royal Society
Urgent consideration needs to be given to the “careful stewardship” needed over the next ten years to ensure that the dividends from machine learning – the form of artificial intelligence that allows machines to learn from data.
Scientific cooperation between the UK and Russia was boosted in August this year when Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev agreed to extend the UK-Russia Intergovernmental Agreement on Science and Technology cooperation for another 10 years.
It is useful to consider the trajectory of both scientific and literary publishing on the grid-group plane defined by Mary Douglas which arranges attitudes along two axes: one ranging from the hierarchical to the egalitarian, and the other spanning individualistic to communitarian. I would contend that, in both cases, there has been a move from the hierarchical/communitarian quadrant towards the egalitarian/individualistic zone.