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).

Note: The Foundation for Science and Technology is strictly neutral. Any views expressed in these blogs are those of the authors and not of the Foundation.

Carbon Offsetting: Solution or Scapegoat?

How can we each make changes in our lives to help the environment? George Beesley and Jacob Ashton discuss what carbon offsetting is, methods, as well as its benefits and challenges.

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Need for UK to secure a sustainable supply of future medical radioisotopes

Robert Hoyle discusses what medical isotopes are, the vulnerability of the supply chain, and the need for the UK to secure a sustainable supply.

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Foundation Futures Leaders Programme: A year of opportunity

How do government, industry and academia come together? Caroline Pritchard reflects on her year in the Foundation Future Leaders Programme.

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Co-generation: Nuclear Energy’s untapped potential in aiming for Net Zero

Nuclear energy has the potential to help the UK achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Dame Sue Ion discusses the huge benefits of nuclear co-generation in achieving net- zero.

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Collaboration and Compassion: Soft Skills and Research excellence at the first Foundation Future Leaders Conference

Fay Bound Alberti discusses the importance of collaboration between government, academia and industry, reflecting on the first Foundation Future Leaders Conference.

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Beyond Covid-19: The future of digital teaching and learning

To fully embrace the opportunity of digital teaching and learning, it will require bold and creative thinking that looks to the future. In this blog, Lara Bird discusses the future of digital teaching and learning post- Covid-19.

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E-Pedagogy: a new teaching framework?

What would an online teaching pedagogy look like? Alana Cullen discusses the establishment of a new online teaching framework, and the benefits it could bring to higher education institutions.

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The Digital Future

How is the world adjusting and preparing for the digital revolution? Sundeep Bhandari and Andrew Smith discuss the importance of rigorously testing data, and NPL's role in supporting the digital transformation.

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Climate diplomacy in the time of COVID-19

Nick Bridge from the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office gives an insight into the climate diplomacy behind COP26, against the backdrop of the Covid crisis.

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Skills Resilience in a Changing World

How can we build and promote skills resilience in a changing world? Robert Hall discusses the importance of skills resilience in light of Covid-19.

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