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I wouldn’t start from here if I were you

I wouldn’t start from here if I were you As I enjoyed the hottest day of the year I mused on the government’s announcement that it is delaying until 2020 the start of its “T Level” scheme. That’s T for technical. The scheme is going to cost some £500 million....

Technology: use it wisely

Technology: use it wisely Amid the wedding celebrations this past weekend I chose to catch up on some reading and thinking. A couple of things caught my eye. The first was a sub-head from Saturday’s Times, pinned to a piece from that literary gadfly Giles Coren. It read: “our inboxes...

3SC Chair’s Blog: Two-Speed Universe

3SC Chair’s Blog: Two-Speed Universe 3SC Chair’s Blog: Update on 3SC At last the sunshine has arrived and I’ve noticed that people on the streets are more relaxed, and even smiling. It’s a welcome relief after what seems like months of gloomy weather. Here at 3SC we are also relaxing...

Green and pleasant

Green and pleasant The hottest May Day since 1978 – it was for some of us anyway. While those close to the coast flocked to beaches, others headed for the nearest open space. If you’re a city-dweller that probably meant the nearest municipal park, to catch some much-needed rays after...

3SC Chair’s Blog

3SC Chair’s Blog I’m not a natural reader of the journal Cognitive, Affective, & Behavorial Neuroscience – but this week I stumbled across a press report about an article that’s appeared there. Cutting through the academic jargon, it’s about how the brains of altruists work differently to those of egotists....