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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Scientists, the media and society: where are we now?

Scientists have long used media to create interest in their work for a variety of reasons. Until recently this has often been for reasons of profile enhancement, fundraising or the promotion of institutional interests. But until about 20 years ago, … Continue reading