The Royal Society

The Royal Society


The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. http://t.co/RVhEldfBvO

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Take a trip into the archives as a Royal Society expedition heads to the volcanic island of Tristan Da Cunha after the eruption of 1961, to examine the impact that it had on the island. #Geology 

Apply now for the Royal Society's International Exchanges scheme, aimed at UK-based scientist UK who want to stimulate collaborations with leading scientists overseas. Find out more. #RSGrants 

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Today marks #WorldElephantDay ! This character is from George Edwards' 1758 tome 'Gleanings of natural history', and was drawn from a live animal in London. Though elephants are known for their size, this individual 'did not exceed a common cow in height'.

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Join our Entrepreneurship in Residence scheme, and spend one day a week at a university developing a bespoke project to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting edge industrial science. #Entrepreneurship 

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Many governments are now implementing #COVID19  lockdown exit strategies. In a new evidence synthesis in @RSocPublishing  #ProcB , epidemic modellers outline a roadmap to facilitate the development of reliable models to guide these exit strategies.

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We are very happy to announce our University Research Fellowships for 2020. Meet the 38 successful candidates who will be working on a diverse range of research projects spanning the physical, mathematical, chemical and biological sciences. #RSGrants 

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#OnThisDay in 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 1 probe on its journey to study the outer solar system. After 42 years of operation, the probe is still transmitting data, and at over 13.9 billion miles from Earth, is the most distant man-made object from work. #SpaceExploration 

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In 1809 #OnThisDay , the great Charles Darwin was born. Here's Sir David Attenborough describing Darwin as "the founding father of scientific zoology and botany". See the full video here #EarlyScience  #TheOriginOfSpecies  #CharlesDarwin  #DarwinDay  #Science 

Born #OnThisDay  in 1912 was Alan Turing FRS. Celebrated as "Father of computer science, mathematician, logician, wartime codebreaker, victim of prejudice", he made foundational contributions to artificial intelligence & theoretical biology during his short career.

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It's everybody's favourite day, #PenguinAwarenessDay ! So it's important to know your penguins. Spot them too (Pic - )

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- UK’s annual share of EU research funding has fallen by half a billion Euros since 2015 - Almost a 40% drop in UK applications to Horizon 2020 - 35% fewer scientists coming to the UK through key schemes Read the full analysis:

Today, we are celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering & maths #AdaLovelaceDay 

It's everybody's favourite day, #PenguinAwarenessDay ! So it's important to know your penguins. Spot them too

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If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, it will impact on scientific research immediately and could take years to rebuild. Our factsheet explains why leaving the EU with #nodeal  is a bad deal for science #brexit 

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"Don't be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don't let others discourage you or tell you that you can't do it." Gertrude B Elion ForMemRS, inventor of immunosuppressant drugs, born #OnThisDay  in 1918 #WomenInSTEM 

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