Category: Blog Posts

On Scientific Publishing

Science is as much about doing experiments and finding things out, as about sharing those findings through their dissemination, in seminars and publications.  Not very much has changed over the last fifty years in the format of our communication. Well, yes, we have Powerpoint and there are movies and colour and glossiness matters but in essence the way we communicate our results has not changed. However, one thing has happened and this is that the matter of publishing has become a complicated, cumbersome and frustrating business. The seams of the system are beginning to crack and people are beginning to […]

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November News

The summer was a time for visitors in the lab. This year we had what has now become a usual crop of sixth form students which helped us with the analysis of the movies. This was part of a scheme, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which enables young students with an interest in Science to do some lab work. We are always pleased to engage with these young people and this year was not an exception. In the same spirit, we enjoyed the visit of Peter Baillie Johnson , an undergraduate from Cambridge who is now taking part II Genetics. […]

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New website

Welcome to our new website. It was about time that we changed it! The lab –and the times_ have changed since we set it last and we felt we needed to reflect this. Most significant has been the development of our interest in the analysis of processes live. This is why in addition to the traditional sections of Research, People, Publications and News, we invite you to explore our section of movies, where you will find some of the images and films of what is going on in the lab. We also have a blog where members of the lab […]

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