Featured Blog: Science Insider

The featured blog is a new one – ‘Science Insider‘ which is related to the journal Science. The blog started in November 2008 and is updated regularly with articles about policy in Science with articles that cover US and UK policies in particular. There is coverage for instance of USA presidential selection of science advisers here and here.  The recent Madoff scandal has not just affected the financial sector but also charities that fund biomedical research as discussed in this article. The research assessment exercise which influences science funding is covered in this article. There is another article on discussion of global health policies while here is a discussion of Obama’s choice of potential new successors at the FDA.Whilst it is relatively new, the blog is updated regularly, sometimes several times a day with infomative articles about science policy and sometimes in controversial areas. This is a useful blog for keeping up to date with science policy.


The comments made here represent the opinions of the author and do not represent the profession or any body/organisation. The comments made here are not meant as a source of medical advice and those seeking medical advice are advised to consult with their own doctor. The author is not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to in this blog.


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