Helping to inspire a culture change in how universities engage with the public.

@CR_UK Research Engagement Manager tweeting about cancer research news, stories & events happening here at Birmingham Cancer Research UK Centre. Views my own.

Universities UK

Universities UK (UUK) is the representative organisation for the UK’s universities.


The College of Medical and Dental Sciences, @unibirmingham brings together outstanding healthcare-related research and education.

Wellcome Trust

A global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds.

Andrea Novicki

Burt Herman

Entrepreneurial journalist finding meaning in the noise. co-founder of Storify, founder of Hacks/Hackers for journalists and technologists


Gleaner of stories from the internet canopy.

A Geek Mom (Shannon)

Self-employed web geek; cyclist & outdoors gal; omnipresent Space Tweep; Space Camp (1987) & NASATweetup alumnus since Nov'09 (STS-129).

Former lab rat, now professional friend of lab rats.

Åse Kvist Innes-Ker

Emotion psych geek. Need brains to hook up in parallel with. Likes my reality virtual. Has grown 3 brains the old-fashioned way.

Jon Tennant

Occupation: Dinosaurs. One of them PhDers. Blogger, policy dabbler, likes openness. Has been known to science in return for beer.

the Node

the Node is a community blog for and by developmental biologists, covering news, meetings, and research. The Node is run by the journal Development @Dev_journal

sci curious

Blogging on all that is good, bad, and weird in neuroscience

Ed Yong

Science writer, creator of Not Exactly Rocket Science, freelance journalist, sci-comms @ Cancer Research UK. Opinions are my own. Obviously.