Perspectives are essays expressing the London Institute’s outlook. These range from commentary on how to fund and organize science to popular accounts of our papers and projects to thoughts on specific principles. Some perspectives have been published in the press and some are only broadcast here.

From zero to IRO

From zero to IRO

If the government really wants a rich and diverse ecosystem of scientific research organizations, it should extend core funding to IROs.

Bit Bio-LIMS partnership

Bit Bio-LIMS partnership

Bit Bio has partnered with the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences on a moonshot mission to create every human cell type for use in biomedical research.

Viral DARPA

Viral DARPA

Britain is perfectly placed to replicate the DARPA miracle, but it will need to embody the qualities that have made the agency exceptional.

Back to basics

In The Spectator, the London Institute talks about the value of basic science and what the British government should do to promote it.

Brexit is an opportunity

In Open Access Government, the London Institute argues that Britain’s record of scientific leadership will continue regardless of Brexit.

Dedicated to discovery

In the Times Higher Education magazine, the London Institute contends that “We need to challenge the university monopoly on research”.