On 28 November, University of Oxford Careers Services are running a panel session on careers in publishing.
The COVID-19 pandemic thrust medical research into the global spotlight. It bridged established disconnects between scientists and the public, between science and industry, and within the scientific community itself. It demonstrated the power of researchers working collaboratively towards a common goal. And yet, the pandemic also fostered unprecedented levels of scientific competition.
Isabelle Goodall-Summers reports on recent insight into “motion sickness neurons”—neurons that could explain our travel sickness on journeys.
Alice Peabody reports on the varied effects of climate change that we are already seeing on global insect populations.
Angelina Scherbakova reports on the 2023 Nobel Prize for Physiology, awarded to Kariko and Weissman for their work on mRNA vaccinations.
Jen Jiang explores the current and historical gender biases that underlie scientific research and medicine.
Taylah Andrews-Clark uses mathematical modelling to research societal violence, discussing model limitations and benefits of rehabilitation.
Ellie Smith explores animal tool use, focusing on ecological and cognitive factors affecting its rarity and diversity.