The Conference, which was also held in London, was intended to bring further academic evidence and analysis to bear on the current debates on Scotland’s relationship with the rest of the United Kingdom, and to inform and challenge the discussions both inside Scotland and in Westminster about the future of this relationship. Read report on Scotland the UK
Tim Flannery is one of Australia's leading thinkers and writers. As a scientist, explorer and conservationist his achievements are many. Amongst them are the discovery of over thirty new species of mammal, being honoured Australian of the Year in 2007, co-founding and chairing the Copenhagen Climate Council, and selling over a million copies of his book The Weather Makers, one of the most influential texts in our understanding of global warming.
Between the 1 and 4 April 2012 some of the most exciting Scottish scientific advances selected for the Royal Society of London's prestigious annual international summer science exhibition were exhibited at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.
To mark this the Royal Society of Edinburgh hosted a Reception at Our Dynamic Earth on the evening of 3 April, giving attendees an opportunity to view the exciting exhibits that are on show and to speak with the creative minds behind them