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The different types of capital and why they’re important.

When we think of capital in an economic sense, we think of money, investment or wealth; the stuff that starts companies and oil the wheels of finance around the world. We think of venture capital, risk capital; we think of financial capital. It took me a long time to realise that there are other types […]

Why Science Matters

Why does science matter? Grand physics experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva or breakthroughs on genome sequencing sound cool, but does it really impact my day to day life? The answer is emphatically yes and a paper published fifty years ago gives us a great example why. Described by Nature magazine as, ‘arguably […]

Quiet progress on reducing UK carbon footprint

For those of us with a passing interest in the future of the planet (hopefully everyone) or UK energy policy (unlikely to be everyone), there have been some important milestones achieved in the last month that have received varying degrees of attention. On pollution control the UK has performed abysmally. To be blunt, we’re poisoning […]

A stunning application of Social Media in education

Project 1917 is a stunning example of social media bringing history to life. Social media has often been characterised as a distraction for most students, but in this case, it brings to life the events surrounding one of the most turbulent episodes in recent European history: the two revolutions that took place in Russia 100 […]

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