Launch Event for Lab Notes at RSE

The launch event for YAS Member Dr Jane Stanley’s Lab Notes will take place at the RSE on 14 May at 6pm. Lab Notes is an innovative piece for music and film, set in a modern systems biology lab. The event will commence with the screening of the short film and there will be a panel discussion focusing on the process involved in collaborating between the arts and sciences. Following this there will be a drinks reception. Please view the programme for more information.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP on the RSE's website:

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Young Academy of Scotland launched!

The Young Academy of Scotland was officially launched on 29 November 2011, at an event chaired by the journalist Kenneth Roy. The 68 new members were welcomed by Sir John Arbuthnott (President of the RSE) and Professor Alice Brown (General Secretary of the RSE).

Speakers included Shami Chakrabarti (Director of Liberty), Professor Anne Glover (Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government), Professor Steve Jones (geneticist at University College London), and Dr Martin Parker (composer).

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Dr Matt Gibson worked as a geological research scientist at the University of Edinburgh, his work focusing on isotope geochemistry and structural field geology. He then went on to work as an independent geological consultant for the hydrocarbon and nuclear power industry before entering the education sector in 2006.

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