22 July 2008

The President of the Royal Society on public engagement with science

What? What's that you say, Martin Rees? You say scientists need encouragement to engage with the public? That there's a big educational problem because young people who have an intrinsic interest in science (the big three: dinosaurs, space and tadpoles) somehow lose that interest due to poor (read "boring") instruction? That we must ensure young people are not turned off scientific careers?


*points to Beagle Project*

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