Dissecting a King

11 February 2020 by

Ever wondered where the ‘Royal’ in ‘Royal Society’ comes from? The Society was established in 1660 when King Charles II…

Divine fermentation?

19 November 2019 by

In these days of trendy craft beers, artisan gin and molecular mixology, sometimes only a traditional beverage will do. One…

The final whistle

10 September 2019 by

Drumroll please: I’m happy to report from the archives that the Royal Society’s collection of Referees’ Reports from 1832 to…

Referee!

9 April 2019 by

Peer review has been an essential step in the process of academic publishing for centuries. As a cataloguer for the…