We welcome blogs on issues across Science, Technology, Research and Innovation, and on the activities of the Foundation. To publish a blog on this site, please email Gavin Costigan (gavin.costigan@foundation.org.uk).

Navigating the changing landscape of academic publishing

What is the future for academic publishing? Benjamin Lichman discusses Plan S to establish full Open Access as the new norm in publishing.

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Using R&D to take us forward post- Covid-19

UK government have increased its commitment to R&D expenditure over the coming decade. Alana Cullen discusses how the new R&D roadmap intends to make the UK more resilient, greener, and fairer post- Covid-19.

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When College Closed

Key aspects of the classroom teaching experience are lost when learning is transferred online. Stephen Webster explores what the transition to online teaching meant for his Science Communication students.

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Studying for a Masters degree during a pandemic

How has Covid-19 impacted Masters students? Alana Cullen explores the ways in which postgraduate students have been supported by universities during the pandemic, and the effect Covid-19 will have on next years students.

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Innovation can drive our economic recovery

What policy changes do we need to make now to support and deliver an innovation lead economic recovery? Jon Elliott discusses how to make the UK a key centre for research and development.

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Overcoming barriers to climate actions

What action can we take as individuals to help reduce the impact of climate change? Ellen Taylor explores the factors that impact environmental concern, and how policy-makers could help overcome them.

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Intergenerational Justice and the Coronavirus Pandemic

What do the previous generation owe to the next? Patrick McHugh discusses how the baby boomers can act now to support future generations.

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Can digital transformation help the UK’s economic recovery after lockdown?

How can businesses adapt to survive after months of lockdown? JT Jassen writes about how businesses can effectively digitally transform, and how the National Physical Laboratory can help support this transformation.

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A New ‘Sustainable’ Normal

Covid-19 is highlighting the structural changes society needs for a new, greener economy. Alana Cullen discusses how to achieve a sustainable future, we have to maintain some the changes made under lockdown.

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The Daphne Jackson Trust - staying focused in challenging times

Charities have had to adapt quickly during COVID-19, but they continue to provide invaluable opportunities. Katie Perry writes about the role of the Daphne Jackson Trust in helping people return to STEM careers after a career break.

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