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Natives by Akala - A must-read for Black History Month 2021

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If you want to explore the idea of meritocracy and engage with a provocative discussion on the success of the British Empire, you will certainly discover some novel insights from Akala’s debut book Natives. Akala is a well-known figure in …

Why is an environmental data dashboard like a wheeled suitcase?

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Anyone working in environmental science knows that understanding how the environment is faring, and how this has changed over time, is hugely complicated. Everything is interconnected; a change in one part of an ecosystem can have knock-on impacts elsewhere. Defining …

Celebrating women across the Civil Service on Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday 12th October 2021 is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths. It originated as a pledge to write about someone we admire.  Ada (1815-1852), daughter of the mathematician Lady …