"Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the OCR exam board, has recently claimed that students should be allowed to use Google during GCSE and A-level exams.

"The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva...The sheer complexity of the LHC experiments, and of LHC data acquisition and processing, poses tremendous challenges and affects the way knowledge is acquired.

Dr Alasdair Richmond's piece on "Doctor Who vs real world science: who comes up trumps?", originally published on The Conversation, has recently been reprinted in various journals, including the Guardian!

Our own Dr Alasdair Richmond has been invited to write a piece on the science behind the film Interstellar. Here are a few sentences taken from it.

According to our own Dr Mark Sprevak, technology affects us, changes us...but it does so in a way that makes us differently intelligent rather than less intelligent! This has been the focus of the last event of Eidyn's outreach project "Philosophy in the Playground", in partnership with Summerhall and the Edinburgh International Science Festival.