Daily Archives: July 13, 2010

In this week’s podcast: We discuss the difficulties of securing government funding for research; Science Magazine tells us about the discovery of an ultra-fast form of evolution; Andrew Jack reports on the state of Chinese life sciences from Shanghai. Guests in the studio are: Diana Garnham, CEO of the Science Council and Andrew Herbert from Microsoft Research.
Andrew Jack joins us from Shanghai. Presented by Clive Cookson.

Produced by LJ Filotrani


Last week an e-mail went round the office touting for suggestions on ways to improve our performance appraisal system. My suggestion is dead easy and dirt cheap: get rid of the whole thing and replace it with nothing at all.