The Day I was Allowed into Parliament

Yesterday, this intern was fortunate enough to attend a Parliamentary Committee meeting on Higher Education Reforms, with the Rt Hon (innit) David Willetts MP. Most people reading this will probably recognise him as the current champion for pushing open access in Government policy with the Finch Committee, so seeing him in the flesh was a… Read More »

Shale Gas: Risks, Realities, Geology, and Public Opinion

These are my notes from a seminar I attended last night. Anyone interested in shale gas and fracking should find them of interest. The event was recorded, and will hopefully arrive online in the near future. Event: http://events.imeche.org/EventView.aspx?EventID=1634 Speaker: Richard Davies, Professor of Energy at Durham University, and Director of the Durham Energy Institute Title: Risks… Read More »