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Crowdfunding could be a simple way to pay for science research

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The outcome of science research benefits us all, but knowledge doesn’t come cheap. Crowdfunding – promoted by government incentives – may be the best way to meet these costs and garner greater awareness of scientific research priorities.

There is an ongoing debate on how to measure the amount of knowledge...

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Labour manifesto: Miliband pitches fiscal responsibility

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Labour has become the first of the three bigger parties to publish an election manifesto.

And while the document reiterates familiar themes, it also presents something of a departure. The emphasis is very much on demonstrating that the party would be fiscally responsible in government.

As Miliband unveiled his plans, I was in the highly marginal...

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Manifesto Check: Labour keeps it vague on EU reform

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imageThe EU is not top of the agenda in this little book.Stefan Rousseau/PA

Welcome to The Conversation’s Manifesto Check, where academics from across the UK subject each party’s manifesto to unbiased, expert scrutiny. The result will be a complete guide to the factual accuracy and plausibility of policies relating to health, education, the...

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What history tells us about the role of business in elections

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For seasoned observers of general election campaigns, it is not surprising to see the Conservative Party styling themselves as the business-friendly party. Traditionally depicted as “the party of the rich”, the Conservatives have never struggled to win the support of the country’s...

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