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.

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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Is lockdown bad for children's mental health?

Lockdown doesn't just effect physical health, but mental health too. Professor Helen Dodd explores the consequences of lockdown on children's mental health, and how to encourage play at home.

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Time waits for no-one: mitigating climate change through solar geoengineering

Scientists have been working on solar geoengineering technologies that could mitigate some of the effects of climate change, but these technologies come at a cost. Alana Cullen discusses the benefits and issues of geoengineering as a tool in climate mitigation.

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We need a more sustainable and healthy food system – but how?

The need for a sustainable and healthy food system is becoming more urgent. Francessca Harris and Amy Thomas discuss the possiblilty of turning to a plantetary health diet as the place to start.

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Stimulating a post-COVID-19 economic recovery: a critical chance to rebuild towards a more sustainable Britain

Government currently face a critical opportunity to build up a greener, stronger, and more resillient economy. Dr Ajay Gambhir discusses a roadmap for green economic recovery.

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How good has the WFH revolution been for the climate?

Is working from home sustainable in the long-term? Stuart Neaverson discusses the benefits and disadvantages of working from home, focusing on its impact on our carbon footprint.

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The Impact of Climate Change on Businesses and What You Can Do To Prepare

What can companies do to prepare for and reduce the impacts of climate change? Piers Moore-Ede discusses the steps buisnesses can take to help contribute to lowering carbon emissions.

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