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 is the voice of 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.